Father sentenced for role in son's stolen gun operation

By Michael Addison -  email 

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The father of a boy who stole weapons from a gun show at the Lake Charles Civic Center earlier this year now knows his punishment for having several of those guns in his possession.

Forty-five-year old Christopher Bartie Sr. was given a suspended six-year prison term.  He's now on four years' probation and must serve a year and a half in jail. He must also make restitution to the tune of $6,200.

Bartie pleaded guilty back in September to 11 counts of Possession of Stolen Firearms. Each count carried 1-5 years in prison.
Bartie's son pleaded guilty in juvenile court to stealing the guns, including assault rifles and a laptop computer.





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