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District Attorney: Asheville habitual felon sentenced to 7+ years in prison

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Charles Edwin Jordan (Source: Buncombe County Detention Center) Charles Edwin Jordan (Source: Buncombe County Detention Center)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

After pleading guilty to several felony charges, an Asheville man will spend a minimum of 7 years behind bars.

According to the Buncombe County District Attorney's office, Charles Edwin Jordan was sentenced to a minimum of 87 months and a maximum term of 117 months in the North Carolina Division of Adult Corrections on Tuesday. The sentencing came after Jordan pleaded guilty to possession of a stolen motor vehicle, larceny of a motor vehicle , identity theft and forgery and uttering.

During his sentencing, Jordan also admitted to having been given the status of Habitual Felon, meaning he had been convicted of three prior felony offenses in separate incidents.

Jordan was charged with identity theft and forgery and uttering after he presented a stolen check at a local bank while using a stolen identification card, on September 15, 2015.

Later that year on October 27, 2015, Jordan was found in possession of a stolen vehicle and was charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

On November 16, 2015, Jordan was charged with larceny of a motor vehicle after test driving a vehicle at a local auto dealer and not returning it.

The District Attorney's Office reported that Jordan had been convicted and sentenced for having attained habitual felon status in 2008, and was released from prison in April of 2014.

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