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SD Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Charge



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A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
 
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced that 52-year-old Jess Porras, of McLaughlin, pleaded guilty to the charge earlier in the week.
 
Prosecutors say Porras was acting as a deer hunt guide on tribal land in December 2011 when he grabbed a gun from a hunter and shot a deer.
 
Porras had been previously convicted of a felony in 1994.
 
Porras faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing is set for April 29.
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