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Lowndes Man Faces Federal Gun Trial Next Week

By The Associated Press

OXFORD — A federal judge has scheduled a June 17 trial for a man charged with being a convicted felon in possession of guns.

Justin Calmes is charged with possessing a rifle, shotgun and two pistols in September in Lowndes County.

He was indicted Jan. 23. He pleaded not guilty Feb. 5.

His trial is scheduled to take place in U.S. District Court in Oxford.