CLOSE

CLEVELAND – A Cleveland man convicted of being a felon in possession of a gun and ammo following the shooting of a dog at a Cleveland Heights park has been sentenced.

A judge gave 42-year-old Raymone “Ramone” Clements a sentence of 275 months, nearly 23 years, in prison.

Clements was found guilty following a jury trial of one count each of being a felon in possession of a firearm and being a felon in possession of ammunition.

Listen Live WZAK Cleveland

LISTEN LIVE. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE.

Federal investigators said they were led to Clements after witnesses reported a dog shot in a Cleveland Heights park. Clements reportedly walked the Mastiff into Forest Hills Park in the early evening hours of Nov. 25, 2012, bound him to a tree and fired four shots at him, striking him at least two times.

Clements had one round of .357-caliber ammunition and two rounds of .22-caliber ammunition on Dec. 20, 2012 and a Rossi, Model Garrucha, .22-caliber Derringer, serial number 307228, on Jan. 17, 2013, according to authorities.

Court records show Clements had ammo and a gun despite previous convictions for rape (2006), drug trafficking (2003) and aggravated robbery (1991).

SOURCE: NewsNet5.com
Article and Picture Courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5