Ellis in Court 

A 20-year-old Skowhegan man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for federal firearms crimes.According to court records, Raymond Ellis allegedly stole eleven firearms and a silencer from Bob’s Country Market in Skowhegan in February, 2009.Prosecutors say Ellis and an accomplice used a baseball bat to threaten store employees, then broke into a display case holding the weapons.Police say Ellis and another accomplice took the stolen guns to New Hampshire to swap them for drugs and money.At the time of the crimes Ellis was out on bail, waiting to be sentenced for another burglary conviction.