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Former Dunkerton Football Player Sentenced to Jail Time

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    DUNKERTON, Iowa (AP) - A former Dunkerton high school student has been imprisoned for taking a loaded gun to school.

    The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier says (http://bit.ly/PNFOQE ) Mar’Yo Lindsey Jr. was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison. The 18-year-old was convicted of carrying weapons, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm on school grounds and possession of marijuana. The various sentences will be served at the same time.

    Lindsey played football for the Dunkerton football team. Authorities say they found a handgun and marijuana in Lindsey’s gear bag following an Aug. 30 game. He’d been sent to a hospital for treatment of an injury.

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    Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com

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