A Madera court sentenced an Oakhurst man Friday to more than 63 years in state prison for his conviction of 16 felonies including assaulting an officer while armed and weapons possession, the Madera County District Attorney's Office said.
Narciso Morales, 30, was convicted of five counts of assault with a gun on an officer, five counts of resisting an officer, and six other counts for weapons and ammunition possession. In a separate trial, the court found that Morales was previously convicted of carjacking, a "strike" under California's Three Strikes Law.
During his trial in August, evidence was shown that Morales was armed with a knife when he fought with an officer after a traffic stop. Police found a loaded revolver in his car.
Later, detectives approached him in the Vons parking lot in Oakhurst. Morales, who is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition, was found with shotgun ammunition in his pockets. The officers then went to his home and found a shotgun and more ammunition.
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