San Angelo Felon Jailed for Federal Weapons Charges


SAN ANGELO, TX – A convicted felon from San Angelo is facing gun charges after the US Marshals claim he was in possession of a multitude of guns and ammunition.

According to court documents, on Apr. 14, a federal grand jury with the Texas Northern District Court indicted Colby Hawkins, 27, of San Angelo, for Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. 

In the documents the US Northern District Assistant Attorney Ann Howey claimed that Hawkins was in possession of nearly 10 guns with a large amount of ammunition.

The weapons ranged from .22 caliber rifles to .45 caliber handguns with numerous amounts of ammunition.

Hawkins is a felon who has previously been charged with theft of a firearm, bail jumping, possession of a controlled substance and credit card abuse. He is also currently facing his second possession of a controlled substance case in the 51st district court. He has a jury trial for that charge scheduled for Aug. 16.

As for his federal charge, Hawkins is currently in the Tom Green County jail with no bond. He will appear in front of a federal judge on Apr. 20 at 10 a.m.

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