Man Who Asked Friend to Buy Guns Get Two Years 

A Bangor man was sentenced in District Court in Bangor Thursday.In September of 2007 28-year-old James Christopher Smith asked a friend to purchase two semi-automatic handguns for him, one of which he later sold to a man in New York.Smith was sentenced on Thursday to 24 months in jail and 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to make a false statement during the purchase of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a drug addict, and unlawful sale of a firearm to a non-resident of Maine.