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Corinth Men Indicted on Gun Charges

Staff reports

Two Corinth men have been indicted in separate cases on charges of felon in possession of firearms.


Devin Avery, 27, allegedly possessed a .40-caliber handgun Aug. 21, 2017, according to Count 1 of the indictment.

Count 2 alleges that Avery also possessed a Glock 23 handgun on the same date.

According to the indictment, Avery was convicted of grand larceny in October 2013 in Alcorn County Circuit Court and sentenced to 10 years in prison. That sentence was suspended, and he was placed on five years’ probation, the court documents added.


In a separate case, 56-year-old Sebastian Rafael King has also been indicted on charges of felon in possession of a weapon.

Count 1 alleges King possessed a .380 pistol in February 2017, and Count 2 charges that he possessed a 9-millimeter rifle in December 2016.

King was previously convicted in Alcorn County Circuit Court on the charge of sale of cocaine, the indictment said. For that charge, King was sentenced to 20 years in prison with 12 years suspended, the indictment added.

One Comment

  1. john pumpler john pumpler June 14, 2018

    it like happened close to a year ago and just now getting indicted?

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