Jamestown Man With Long Record Sentenced On Firearm Charge

BUFFALO – A City of Jamestown man who was convicted as a felon in possession of a firearm was sentenced Tuesday.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Buffalo said Douglas Wood, 39, was sentenced to serve 63 months in prison.

Prosecutors said through investigation Jamestown Police found Wood in possession of a silver handgun.

Douglas Wood Handgun, File Image by Jamestown Police. 03/06/19.

In March 2018 an officer approached Wood who, after speaking with police briefly, attempted to flee. Following a brief struggle Wood was taken into custody. Officers recovered a loaded revolver and 14 additional rounds of ammunition.

Wood was previously convicted in 2000 in Nottoway County Circuit Court, Nottoway, Virginia, of grand larceny, unlawful possession or use of a sawed-off shotgun, and burglary.

Wood was also convicted in Chautauqua County Court of grand larceny in 2001, and 2004. Additionally he was convicted in 2007 of a third degree robbery charged in Chautauqua County Court.

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