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Columbus Co. man sentenced as habitual felon

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Lindsey Miquel Hawkins (Source: District Attorney's Office) Lindsey Miquel Hawkins (Source: District Attorney's Office)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man with a lengthy felony record was sentenced as a habitual felon in court Tuesday.

Lindsey Miquel Hawkins pleaded guilty as a habitual felon to one count of possession of a firearm by a felon and one count of possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana.

Court documents show Hawkins will spend the next 8-11 years in the NC Department of Corrections.

Hawkins was stopped back in 2011 for suspected DWI, and was found to be in possession of a loaded .38 revolver and marijuana, according to court records.

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