Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:15 am (Updated: March 28, 12:30 am)
That's how long it took Rocky Houston to contest the guilty verdict returned in his federal firearms case.
Defense attorney Michael McGovern filed a renewed motion for an acquittal on Wednesday, contending the evidence in the case was insufficient to sustain a conviction.
The jury who heard the case felt differently.
After deliberating for less than two hours on March 19, they found Houston guilty of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms.
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