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Othello woman sentenced in firearms case

Gun theft and sale led to child’s death

OTHELLO — A local woman has been sentenced to federal prison for illegal possession of a firearm.

Alondra Yanez, 25, of Othello, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for being felon in possession of a firearm. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas O. Rice said the sentence will be tacked onto the end of a 12-month sentence for second-degree theft.

According to court records, Yanez pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Dec. 14, 2022, to the firearms charge.

She was previously convicted of the theft charge in Adams County Superior Court, records show. Following release, she will serve an a...


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