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Top gun offender in Utica sentenced to prison time

The Utica man considered to be one of the top offenders of gun violence in the city has been sentenced to prison time.

Posted: Jun 15, 2018 3:57 PM

The Utica man considered to be one of the top offenders of gun violence in the city has been sentenced to prison time.

Following a three-day jury trial, 20-year-old Mizziah Murray was convicted of felony second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. He was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.

The DA’s Office said previously that Murray was arrested by the Utica Police Department as part of a Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) detail on Aug. 21, 2017. The department had classified Murray as a Top 10 GIVE Offender.

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