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Zwolle man sentenced on federal weapons charge

FROM STAFF REPORTS
SHREVEPORT -- A Zwolle man was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for felon in possession of a firearm, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley.
Finley said 33-year-old David Earl Sepulvado Jr. was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Foote to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for one count of felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Sepulvado pleaded guilty in the case on Sept. 25, 2013.
"According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, on Feb. 22, 2013, Deputy U.S. Marshals located and arrested Sepulvado in Shreveport on arrest warrants issued by the Kaufman County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office for aggravated robbery and theft of a motor vehicle. At the time of his arrest, Sepulvado was found in possession of a .380 caliber pistol and ammunition. He had prior felony convictions for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in the presence of controlled dangerous substances in Sabine Parish in 2008," Finley said in a release.
The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force, Louisiana State Probation and Parole Office, the Kaufman County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) conducted the investigation.
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