LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Joseph Rill, 35, led police on a slow-speed chase in June while riding a moped without a tag.
When police finally stopped Rill, a Sergeant noticed a .32 caliber revolver inside an unbuttoned holster in an open pocket-console right below the handlebars of the scooter.
Rill was a Habitual Felony Offender and was then charged with one count each of Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Convicted Felon, Driving While License or Driving Privilege Suspended, Revoked, or Canceled 3rd or More, and Resisting an Officer without Violence.
Rill was found guilty following a trial in Lee County in December.
Rill was sentenced to 10 years in prison as a Habitual Felony Offender.
The prison sentence will be followed by five years of probation and will include random drug screenings.