Suffolk man convicted of selling gun to felon working as informant

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A federal jury convicted a Suffolk man on Monday for selling a gun to a felon.

Court records show 29-year-old Charlie Keys sold a loaded, semi-automatic handgun to a man he knew was a felon.

That man was working as a confidential informant for the Suffolk Police Department, and recorded the sale on video. 

Keys faces a maximum of 5 years in prison, and his sentencing is set for November. 
 

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