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Storm Lake Gun Sentencing
 Storm Lake, IA (KICD) — A Storm Lake teen is sentenced in an illegal gun possession case.
  The Buena Vista County Attorney’s Office said 17-year old Gilo Akwai received the 5-year prison sentence Monday for illegally possessing a gun at a party in Storm Lake in September of this year.
   Akwai, along with other juveniles, attempted to return to a party with a handgun after the juveniles had been in an altercation at the party. Akwai pled guilty to a Class D felony charge of possession of a firearm by a person who has been adjudicated delinquent for conduct that would constitute a felony if committed by an adult.in October.
   The adjudication was based on an incident that occurred in Minnesota, in which Akwai burglarized a home and threatened the homeowners with a knife. He was prosecuted as an adult.
Akwai was also ordered to pay fines, court costs, sheriff’s fees for time spent in the Buena Vista County Jail, and court-appointed attorney’s fees.