FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF
MASSACHUSETTS [Hon. Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. District Judge]
Matthew A. Kamholtz on brief for appellant.
M. Ortiz, United States Attorney, and Mark T. Quinlivan,
Assistant U.S. Attorney, on brief for appellee.
Howard, Chief Judge, Kayatta and Barron, Circuit Judges.
BARRON, Circuit Judge.
Taylor was convicted of being a felon in possession of a
firearm and ammunition, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §
922(g). He was sentenced to a term of 71 months'
imprisonment. He now challenges his sentence, arguing that
the District Court erroneously applied a sentencing
enhancement for trafficking in firearms under U.S.S.G. §
2K2.1(b)(5). We affirm.
March 9, 2015, Taylor pled guilty to the offense of being a
felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C.
§ 922(g). Prior to the sentencing hearing, the
government had submitted a motion requesting that the
District Court apply the trafficking in firearms enhancement
under § 2K2.1(b)(5) of the United States Sentencing
Application note 13 to U.S.S.G. § 2K2.1 states:
(A) In General. - Subsection (b)(5) applies . . . if the
(i) transported, transferred, or otherwise disposed of two or
more firearms to another individual, or received two or more
firearms with the intent to transport, transfer, or otherwise
dispose of firearms to another individual; and
(ii) knew or had reason to believe that such conduct would
result in the transport, transfer, or disposal of a firearm
to an individual -
(I) whose possession or receipt of the firearm would be