Rochester man sentenced to 77 months in prison on federal firearms charge

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A Rochester man has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S. District Court.

According to court documents, Rochester Police were sent to a local hotel, in October 2018, in response to a complaint.

Officers found Travis Norman, 30, in a hotel room along with seven grams of methamphetamine, three grams of heroin, drug paraphernalia, a large amount of cash, and a loaded Smith and Wesson handgun.

At the time of this arrest, Norman had been recently convicted of dealing methamphetamine in Marshall County.