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Cairo, IL man arrested, sentenced on gun charges


Jim Flummer, State's Attorney of Pulaski County, Illinois, announced on Wednesday, Jan. 13 that Deangelo Jones, 19, of Cairo, Illinois, was convicted of the of unlawful possession a handgun in a motor vehicle.

Jones was sentenced to 12 months with conditional discharge, 14 days incarceration in the Pulaski County Detention Center and accompanying fines, fees and court costs.

The firearm in Jones' possession was forfeited to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.

The charges arose out of a traffic stop made by the Sheriff’s Department on Interstate 57 on Sept. 10, 2015.

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