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.