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Middleburg man sentenced to almost 10 years in prison for possessing ammunition by a convicted felon

8:21 PM, Jan 6, 2014   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 32-year-old man from Middleburg, Fla. has been sentenced to nine years and 10 months in prison for the charge of possessing ammunition by a convicted felon.

Maurice Futch pleaded guilty to the charge on August 28.

According to a Department of Justice press release, a search warrant was served on July 16, 2012 and Clay County Sheriff's Office and special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) found over 50 rounds of 9mm ammunition, a drug scale and other narcotics paraphernalia, and a picture of Futch shooting a pistol at a local gun range.

Futch is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition under federal law due to five prior felony convictions.

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