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Ironwood man convicted of getting stolen guns

 

September 21, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

MICHAEL ZUPAN, right, testifies in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday during his trial in response to a question from his attorney, Michael Korpela. Prosecutor Nick Jacobs listens on. Zupan was convicted of two counts of receiving stolen firearms.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - An Ironwood man was convicted of three felonies in Gogebic County Circuit Court Thursday - including the two most serious charges he faced - while being found not guilty of a fourth.

The jury deliberated for a little over one hour before finding Michael David Zupan, 34, guilty of two counts of receiving and concealing stolen firearms and one count of possessing a firearm while committing a felony. He was found not guilty of tampering with evidence.

"The real issue (in the case) is did he know, or did he have reason to know or believe...



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