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Ellaville man with long rap sheet
is now headed to federal prison

From the Feb. 24, 2021
issue of The Journal

   A convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to federal prison last Wednesday, Feb. 17 for possessing a stolen firearm.
   Gary Michael Buck, 39, of Ellaville, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 102 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Tilman "Tripp" Self, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Buck previously pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a stolen firearm. There is no parole in the federal system.
   "It is both illegal and dangerous to possess a stolen firearm," said Acting U.S. Attorney Peter D. Leary. "This office will continue to work hard to take stolen ...
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