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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 20, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged With Attempted Drug Possession

            Stephen Davis, 65, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged by Indictment, unsealed today, with attempted possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

            If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of imprisonment for life, a mandatory minimum sentence of ten years, a fine of not greater than $8,000,000, supervised release for eight years, and a $100 special assessment.

            The case was investigated by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laurie Magid.

An Indictment/ Information/Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Click here to view the indictment

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