Wasilla man gets 8 years on stolen weapons charge

Posted: Monday, February 09, 2009

ANCHORAGE - A 36-year-old Wasilla man will serve eight years in a federal prison after being convicted of being in possession of a stolen firearm.

Andrew Swaney was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.

The U.S. Attorney's office saids Swaney and a co-defendant broke into a Wasilla pawn shop and took a Ruger .22 caliber semiautomatic firearm and other items.



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