Ridgway man pleads guilty to possessing gun in Kane

SMETHPORT – A Ridgway man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of illegally possessing a handgun in Kane in 2013.William Aaron Fourness Jr., 25, entered the plea Tuesday in McKean County Court in Smethport. Under a plea agreement, six other charges have been dismissed. These charges include possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, two charges related to driving under the influence (DUI) of a controlled substance and operating a red 2009 Subaru with a cracked windshield.