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Louisiana man gets 3-year sentence for 2016 gun theft

4 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Saturday, November 18 2017 Nov 18, 2017 November 18, 2017 3:44 PM November 18, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS- The theft of 25 handguns from a dealer in Tickfaw has resulted in a three-year, one-month sentence for a 19-year-old from Ponchatoula.

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane Evans says in a news release that the sentence was handed down this week for Antwon Seymore.

Seymore had pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a premises owned by a federally-licensed firearms dealer.

Prosecutors said the theft happened in April 2016, when Seymore and a juvenile broke into The Tickfaw Auction Company.

Seymore also was ordered to pay $8,780 in restitution.

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