Dubuque man sentenced to 6 years in prison for having a gun while selling marijuana

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DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A judge on Thursday sentenced a Dubuque man to six years in federal prison for possessing a firearm while selling marijuana.

40-year-old Hombra Williams pleaded guilty in March to possessing a firearm as a felon, unlawful drug user, and domestic violence charges.

According to court documents, police accused Williams of having a handgun on January 4. Williams's possession of the handgun facilitated his marijuana trafficking. Williams also had several previous criminal convictions, including possession of heroin with intent to distribute, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, and domestic violence abuse.

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