Jury convicts former Sacramento sheriff's deputy on firearms counts

Editor's note: This is an updated and corrected version of an Associated Press story previously published on our website.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former Sacramento County sheriff's deputy has been convicted of two charges stemming from an investigation into the illegal sale of weapons.

The Sacramento Bee reports a jury on Wednesday returned guilty verdicts against 33-year-old Ryan McGowan of Elk Grove.

He was convicted of providing a large-capacity ammunition clip to a federal undercover agent and possession of an illegal shotgun.

McGowan declined to comment after the verdict. He faces a maximum sentence of three years and eight months in prison.


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