Prior Felon Receives 5-Year Prison Term for Gun Offense

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(WNY News Now) – A man with a history of felony convictions, has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for unlawfully possessing firearms and ammunition, a violation of his prior felon status.

Rochester – Paul Pringle, 44, a convicted felon has been sentenced to 60 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. A joint effort involving the ATF as well as local law enforcement offices led to a search warrant at Pringle’s residence on Underwood Avenue.

The operation yielded two firearms, more than 900 rounds of ammunition, and 12 gun assembly kits. Pringle confessed to producing and selling over 10 Personally Manufactured Firearms, acknowledging his three prior felony firearm or ammunition convictions that legally barred him from possessing such items.


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