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Conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition is affirmed where: 1) the district court had jurisdiction over the offense as defendant's possession of a firearm manufactured out of country and ammunition manufactured out of state was sufficient to satisfy 18 U.S.C. sec. 922(g)(1)'s required nexus to interstate commerce; and 2) defendant's sentence was not unreasonable.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa.
Submitted: May 15, 2009
Filed: July 2, 2009
Before RILEY, SMITH, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by RILEY, Circuit Judge.