ALBUQUERQUE — A man already convicted on an armed career criminal charge has been found guilty on carjacking and firearms charges in New Mexico and is possibly facing life in federal prison.
Prosecutors say a jury in Albuquerque convicted 40-year-old Samuel Silva on charges arising from a one-day crime spree in April 2014.
Another federal jury previously convicted Silva on an armed career criminal charge in July 2016.
Silva was arrested in December 2014 and indicted on six offenses that occurred in Bernalillo County.
Prosecutors said Silva was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition because he previously had been convicted of numerous felony offenses.
They say Silva faces a statutory mandatory minimum term of 47 years to life imprisonment when he’s sentenced.
A sentencing date wasn’t available Wednesday.