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New Orleans man sentenced for illegal possession of a firearm

Federal prosecutors release details on sentencing for New Orleans man (source: Flickr) Federal prosecutors release details on sentencing for New Orleans man (source: Flickr)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Kidus Wodajo, age 24, of New Orleans, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.  

U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced Wodajo to 46 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release.

According to court documents, Wodajo, who has a felony conviction in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, possessed a Taurus Millennium Pro .45 caliber semiautomatic pistol in December 2013.

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