Anchor Point man sent to federal prison

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2009

ANCHORAGE - A man arrested by Homer police has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.

U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler said Wednesday that Homer police found a pistol along with almost 10 grams of marijuana in Daniel Aaron Cox's vehicle on Nov. 15. Police had tracked him down after he tried to sell marijuana to a woman in a grocery store parking lot.

The 25-year-old man from Anchor Point pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick.



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