A Utica man has been sentenced in Federal Court for possessing and selling a firearm and ammunition.

23-year-old Harold Jones has been sentenced to thirty months in prison for being a felon and possessing a firearm with ammunition. As a convicted felon one is forbid from possessing any firearm.

As part of a plea deal Jones admitted to having possession of and selling a .40 caliber Smith & Wesson pistol and 12 rounds of ammunition. As a result Jones will serve his thirty months in prison and has been ordered by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. to serve a 3-year term of supervised release, which will start after Jones is released from prison.

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