Crime

Three sentenced for weapons charges

Three men were sentenced in federal court in Macon on Thursday in connection with a weapons incident last year, according to a news release from Max Wood, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

Benjamin Finney, 31, was sentenced to five years and 10 months without the possibility of parole followed by three years of supervised release.

Marlon Jackson, 29, was sentenced to two years and two months without the possibility of parole followed by three years of supervised release.

Bobby Mack, 29, was sentenced to three years on probation.

In October, Jackson and Mack pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting Finney in possessing an AR-15 assault type rifle, according to the release.

In November, Finney, a convicted felon, pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm and possessing cocaine, according to the release. In addition to the AR-15, Finney admitted having two Glock pistols, according to the release.

The case was investigated by the Macon Police Department, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Solis.

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