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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Man Charged With Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Derrick Parks, 40, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of ten years in prison, a three-year period of supervised release, a $250,000 fine and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Elizabeth Abrams.

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