Man sentenced to 6 years in prison for illegally possessing gun

(USAF / Joshua Magbanua)
Published: Oct. 26, 2022 at 4:54 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A man was sentenced to six years in prison for illegally owning a gun while being a felon, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri said in a press release.

Derrick Hart pleaded guilty in May to having the gun illegally. The gun was a stolen 9mm pistol with a large capacity magazine.

The press release stated Hart had prior convictions on drug charges, robbery and felonious restraint.