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Kanawha County man faces up to 10 years in prison on gun charge

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A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.

Randall Jim Hughes, 28, was originally arrested after a traffic stop in 2012.

Authorities said during the traffic stop they found a .38 caliber revolver.

In 2006, Hughes was convicted of possession of a firearm having an obliterated serial number.

He was also convicted of unlawful wounding in 2006.

Hughes faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced on April 17.

The investigation handled the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.