ALBANY, N.Y.--An Albany man was sentenced to 13 years in
State Prison for illegally possessing a handgun.
Willie Morris, 33, was found guilty of one Count of Criminal
Possessing of a Weapon in the second degree, a felony, on January 10.
Morris was in a large group blocking the sidewalk. When
officers asked the group to clear the sidewalk, Morris fled and officers saw
him throw a loaded .22 caliber handgun into a yard.
After officers recovered the handgun, investigation revealed
that it was reported stolen from the Miami Dade Police Department in September