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In federal court: Sikeston man pleads guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm
The following information was released Tuesday for defendants appearing before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr.
Name: Jack D. Terry
Residence: Sikeston, Mo.
Charge: One felony count of being a felon in possession of a firearm
Sentencing: Set for Jan. 4; maximum punishment is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Summary: During an April 29 search of Jack Terry's residence -- which he permitted -- Sikeston police officers found a 9mm-caliber pistol and a fully loaded magazine between the pillow and mattress of the defendant's bed. Terry admitted the pistol was his and that as a felon he is prohibited from possessing firearms.