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Elmwood man indicted by federal grand jury on gun crimes

MADISON -- The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced Thursday Tony A. Hurlburt, 24, Elmwood, was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury with being a felon in possession of a firearm and with possessing a sawed-off shotgun.
 The indictment alleges on February 21, 2014, he possessed a 12-gauge shotgun, and the shotgun was less than 26 inches in length and had a barrel of less than 18 inches. If convicted, Hurlburt faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison on each count. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office, Menomonie Police Department, West Central Drug Task Force, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman.        
Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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