Sacramento man sentenced for selling 30 guns in undercover federal investigation

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  1. 4Rules

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    A 29-year-old Sacramento man, Kenneth Bryant, has been sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for illegally selling guns, including a rifle and semi-automatic handguns, in an undercover sting. In September 2018 Bryant pleaded guilty to dealing firearms without a license. Bryant met with an undercover agent and a confidential source on 10 occasions from September through December 2017. Prosecutors said Bryant, who was a convicted felon at the time and not licensed to sell guns, sold 30 guns to the agent and the confidential source.
    https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article242661351.html
     
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    Lot of work to put a guy away for four years
     
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    What? Convicted felon? I thought each gun is a added count?
    Heck even the ammo. 10 sales of @3 guns each? Less then 5 yrs? So maybe 3 actual?
     
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    2nd Amendment is toilet paper, obviously.
     
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    Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/crime/article242661351.html#storylink=cpy

    Easy catch of a criminal.

    Always easier to catch the less smart ones, though.

    Doesn't seem like much time for the work, but the suspect did plead.

    Guess they decided to take the federal charge of dealing firearms without a license, rather than just go for the convicted felon route at the state level. Less work for the DA, if nothing else. Of course, the way the state courts work, that probably would've netted less time, anyway.