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Lumberton man sentenced to 15 years for gun offense – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-06-08 15:24:51 –

Lumberton, NC (WBTW) — A Lumberton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for firearms.

Ledger Lynn Hammonds, Jr. (44) pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm on suspicion of felony on January 20, the law firm said. According to court documents, Hammons was the subject of several investigations between 2013 and 2017, including the murder of a relative-owned buffalo.

The law firm said in June 2017, investigators seized two firearms in a search warrant at Hammonds’ home.

According to a press release from a law firm, “Hammons was determined to be an armed career criminal due to his extensive criminal history, including convictions of qualified predicates, and was subject to a strengthened judgment.

G. Norman Acker III, Deputy Federal Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, made the announcement after a decision by US District Court Justice Louise W. Flanagan.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. The case was indicted by Assistant Federal Attorney Brian Stephanie.

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