Felon found in possession of gun sentenced to 200 months in prison


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A federal judge sentenced a former felon to 200 months in prison on May 13.

U.S. District Judge Abdul K. Kallon sentenced Preston Chyenne Johnson, 38, for being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

Johnson, who was prohibited from having a firearm because of prior felony convictions, unlawfully possessed an Anderson AM-15 5.56mm rifle on October 31, 2019.  Johnson pleaded guilty to the charge in January.

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