Posted May 18, 2017 10:24 am by Comments

By Andrew Shepperson

An Alabama man  was sentenced to 30 months in prison Monday for possessing stolen firearms while being a convicted felon.
According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Alabama, 25-year-old George Edward Wilkinson, Jr.,  was also sentenced to three years of supervised release following his 30 month prison sentence.
Wilkinson, previously convicted on a felony burglary charge, pleaded guilty in February to possessing two stolen firearms.
In October 2016, police responded to a report of a stolen car and then stopped Wilkinson, as he tried to flee the scene. While running, the defendant carried a semiautomatic pistol he had stolen and several stolen debit cards.
Upon further investigation, police found a second stolen pistol in a nearby hotel room. Wilkinson confessed to stealing both firearms.
The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation led the investigation.
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Source: Guns.com

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