SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old Many man has pleaded guilty to possessing a shotgun and ammunition after being convicted of multiple felonies.

U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley tells The Times Jerry Kenneth Thompson Jr. entered the plea Thursday to one count of possessing a firearm and ammunition after a felony conviction.

Finley says state wildlife agents discovered Thompson on Dec. 31 in possession of a 12-gauge shotgun and ammunition while hunting on private property without permission and using a stolen deer stand. Thompson admitted to state agents that he had prior felony convictions and knew he could not possess a firearm.

Thompson faces up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine and forfeiture of the firearm and ammunition.

Sentencing is set for Jan. 30.

 

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