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  • Former Resident Sentenced In Federal Firearms Case

    HARTFORD — A judge sentenced a Naples, Fla., man on April 23 to three years of probation and 450 hours of community service for illegally possessing stolen firearms silencers.

    US District Judge Alvin Thompson gave Richard Sleeva, 51, that sentence, according to a statement from US Attorney Deirdre Daly. The firearms case has a link to a Newtown residence.

    Sleeva formerly possessed the firearms at residences in Newtown and in Pennsylvania, according to the US attorney.