A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison on an illegal weapons charge.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison on an illegal weapons charge.
Michael Gourneau, of Belcourt, was charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.
He pleaded guilty in June.
Authorities say the 32-year-old Gourneau was arrested after he threatened people in a Belcourt home and fired a revolver into the floor.
Gourneau had been previously convicted of one felony charge in North Dakota and two felony charges in Minnesota.
U.S. District Judge Patrick Conmy sentence Gourneau to two years and nine months in prison.