U.S. District Court sentences Keith Jones to 70 months in prison for felon in possession of firearm charge.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Keith August Wayne JonesA Madras man, Keith August Wayne Jones, 30, was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for possession of a firearm.

U. S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken sentenced Jones July 25 to 70 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Upon his release from prison, Jones will be on supervised release for three years.

According to court documents, on April 26, 2016, police officers found Jones in possession of a gun in a Bend motel room. Jones has numerous previous felony convictions, including second-degree robbery, delivery of methamphetamine and fleeing or attempting to elude police.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Bend Police Department. Nathan J. Lichvarcik, assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Oregon, prosecuted the case with the assistance of Kandy Gies, Deschutes County deputy district attorney.

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