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East Side Crips gang member sentenced to 3 years, 10 months in prison for having firearm

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A Bakersfield gang member was sentenced Tuesday to three years, 10 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a felon, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of California.

Duwayne Payton, 26, is a documented and active member of the East Side Crips gang in Bakersfield and was found with a stolen Glock Model-17 9 mm handgun, a news release said.