A Sabine Parish man learns how much time he will spend behind bars for possessing a shotgun that he also sold.
Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Frank Manning Jr., 37, of Many, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to nine years in prison on one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Manning was also sentenced to three years of supervised release.
According to the Aug. 1, 2017 guilty plea, Manning sold a Crescent Arms 20 gauge shotgun on May 25, 2016 for cash at a home in Many.
Manning also had prior felony convictions for drugs and domestic abuse battery in Desoto and Sabine parishes.