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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A federal jury convicted a man from Lebanon on Wednesday for illegally possessing a firearm and attempting to acquire a firearm.  James Jacoby, 31, is guilty of both counts of a federal indictment handed up on May 8, 2013, that charges him with being a felon in possession of a firearm and with making false statements in an attempt to acquire a firearm.

On Jan. 15, 2013, Jacoby took out a $50 pawn broker loan at Rawhide Gun and Pawn, 321 W. Commercial, in Lebanon.  Jacoby gave a Remington 16-gauge shotgun as collateral.  The shotgun belonged to Jacoby’s mother.

Full report here