Norfolk woman sentenced for illegally possessing gun used in armed robbery

Posted at 4:58 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 16:59:01-04

NORFOLK, Va. - A Norfolk woman was sentenced Thursday to six and a half years in prison for being an illegal drug user in possession of a firearm, according to the Department of Justice.

According to court documents, Jaclyn Amanda Inge, 41, purchased two handguns from federally licensed gun dealers at gun shows.

Before buying each gun, Inge completed a form 4473, where she checked the box indicating that she was not addicted to drugs or a drug user. Witnesses testified that Inge was a marijuana user and used the drug daily for years, meaning she illegally possessed those guns while being a drug user.

In October 2017, Inge and two conspirators, including Desmond Littlejohn, plotted to rob Mac’s Reloads, a Federal Firearm Licensee and ammunition-reloading business located in Virginia Beach where Inge was employed.

During the robbery, Inge and Littlejohn used at least one of the guns Inge had purchased just weeks earlier.

Inge also provided the robbers with inside information about Mac’s Reloads to help them commit the crime.

In February 2019, Littlejohn was convicted by a federal jury of charges stemming from the armed robbery and was sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison.