Joseph Dinapoli, 27, of Cushing, pleaded guilty Monday, Aug. 22, in U.S. District Court to possessing firearms after being convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.

According to court records, in June 2008, Dinapoli was convicted of domestic violence assault, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence under federal law, and as a result was prohibited from possessing firearms. In June 2014, Dinapoli was found in possession of two handguns.

Dinapoli faces up to 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. He will be sentenced after the completion of a pre-sentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.