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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Philadelphia Man Charged With Escape From Reentry Center

Antonio Persinger, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with escape from The Kintock Group Residential Reentry Center, located at 301 E. Erie Avenue, Philadephia, on November 13, 2013, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

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

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the United States Marshals and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene Fisk.

Click here to view the indictment

1An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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