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Pittsfield man gets 18 months for shotgun possession

Pittsfield man gets 18 months for shotgun possession

December 08, 2017 09:08 AM

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man who had a pair of unsecured shotguns that he was not licensed to possess in his bedroom has been sentenced to 18 months in jail.
    
The Berkshire Eagle reports that 40-year-old Jeremy Paul pleaded guilty Thursday to illegal ownership of a firearm, improper storage of a firearm, and possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card. A charge of being an armed career felon was dropped.
    
Police executed a no-knock search of Paul's apartment in April and in his bedroom found a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, with a scope attached,  a 20-gauge shotgun, and several rounds of ammunition. Paul had no license to carry or a firearms identification card.
    
Paul's lawyer said his client did not intend any harm with the weapons.
    
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Information from: The Berkshire (Mass.) Eagle, http://www.berkshireeagle.com

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