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

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Former Lancaster, Pa., Man Facing Federal Gun And Drug Charges

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Lancaster, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of violating federal gun and drug laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The two-count indictment named Nicholas Alexander Reynolds, 22, as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on or about December 19, 2013, Reynolds possessed a firearm while being a convicted felon and also possessed with intent to distribute less than fifty kilograms of marijuana.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 15 years in prison, a fine of $500,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Marshal’s Service and the Titusville Police Department conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.

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

Updated July 14, 2015