Grip Sentenced For Firearms Charges 

A Waterville man has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison on federal firearms charges.Joseph Grip, 62, was arrested in December 2009 for having a sawed-off shotgun in his truck.U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty says Grip is a career criminal with convictions for crimes that include weapons violations, burglary and drug dealing.