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Published January 29, 2011, 04:23 PM

Belcourt Man Pleads Guilty to Weapons Charge

A Belcourt man has pleaded guilty in federal court to an illegal firearms charge.

By: Associated Press,

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Belcourt man has pleaded guilty in federal court to an illegal firearms charge.

Terry Longie is charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. Authorities say he had a .22-caliber revolver and ammunition in his possession while driving a car in St. John in September.

Longie has previous felony convictions for assault with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Sentencing is scheduled for April 25 in Minot. Longie faces up to 10 years in prison.

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