By Associated Press - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A convicted felon from Georgia must serve seven years in federal prison for using a gun to abduct a man who was later found in West Texas.

Wano McSwain of Dahlonega (duh-LAH’-nuh-guh), Georgia, was sentenced Tuesday in El Paso. McSwain in August pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm during an interstate kidnapping.

McSwain must forfeit two guns seized after his arrest in Anthony, near El Paso.

A 78-year-old man on Feb. 5 told a gas station clerk in Anthony that he was abducted in Georgia by McSwain and forced to drive to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Anthony police arrested McSwain and confiscated a pistol and a stolen shotgun.

McSwain in 2005 was convicted in Clark County, Nevada, of pandering of a child and sentenced to prison.

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