South Dakota man sentenced to possessing firearm as felon

2013-04-24T13:48:00Z 2013-11-18T16:49:03Z South Dakota man sentenced to possessing firearm as felonThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 24, 2013 1:48 pm  • 

SIOUX FALLS | A Mitchell man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for possessing a firearm while a felon.

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced Wednesday that 53-year-old Lonnie Dean Hunter was sentenced to two years and three months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm. His sentence must be followed by one year of supervised release.

Prosecutors say that on Dec. 3, 2011, Hunter possessed a bolt-action rifle. He is prohibited from possessing firearms because he was previously convicted of a felony.

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