Man to Serve 10 Years for Having Firearm

A Marston Missouri man received a decade long prison sentence for possessing a fire arm. The man was identified as 49 year-old Terry J. Thornton. Thornton was arrested during a traffic stop in New Madrid County in September of 2017. Policed discovered odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. They also discovered Hi-Point 9mm semi-automatic pistol and several bags of marijuana. The suspect was forbidden to own a gun because he was a convicted felon of robbery and assault.

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