Iowan gets prison for possessing automatic weapon

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old Council Bluffs man has been given 51 months in prison for illegally possessing a machine gun.

Federal prosecutors say Jordan Collier was sentenced Thursday in Council Bluffs. He must serve a year of supervised release after he leaves custody. He’d pleaded guilty on Feb. 8.

Collier was arrested after he attempted to pawn the weapon. Authorities say it was stolen from a home in Kossuth County.

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