Ore. man sentenced for 2 crimes within a week

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by Associated Press

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Posted on February 5, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 5 at 8:52 AM

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene, Ore., man is facing nearly 3 ½ years in prison after two sentencings in less than a week for state and federal offenses.

The Register-Guard reports  that a Lane County judge sentenced Scott Alan Gorman on Tuesday to 13 months on state charges of assaulting a public safety officer and fourth-degree assault.

Last Friday, Gorman got a 41-month federal sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Under terms of his plea agreement, he'll serve the state sentence at the same time as the longer federal sentence.

The federal weapons charge arose a year ago after he made comments about a gun to staff members at a Eugene nursing home where his wife was a patient. He reportedly was upset over his wife's treatment. Probation officers who went to his home found a rifle and ammunition.

At the time, Gorman was on probation for a felony conviction for unlawful use of a weapon.

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