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Convicted Albany felon pleads guilty to possession of a firearm

Justin Norris (Source: Georgia Department of Corrections) Justin Norris (Source: Georgia Department of Corrections)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

An Albany man who has been convicted in Dougherty and Worth counties has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge.

Justin Norris, 30, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was sentenced to serve 115 months in federal prison.

Norris had four previous felony convictions:

  • Worth County: Theft by taking (motor vehicle) - May 28, 2015 
  • Worth County: Burglary and theft by taking (motor vehicle) - January 15, 2014 
  • Dougherty County: Burglary - June 28, 2012. 
  • Worth County: Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute on January 14, 2009 - sentenced pursuant to the Georgia First Offender's Act

Lee County Sheriff's Investigators arrested Norris in September 2016 for selling a stolen gun and ammunition to a confidential informant. 

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