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THURSDAY - January 10, 2008

ELIZABETHTOWN FELON PLEADS GUILTY TO FIREARM POSSESSION CHARGE

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that in federal court yesterday ANTONIO TERELL MCALLISTER, 23, of Elizabethtown, North Carolina, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Terrence w. Boyle to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

A Criminal Indictment was filed by the United States Attorney’s Office on July 11, 2007. On January 5, 2007, Deputies with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Department responded to a subject having been shot at a residence in Elizabethtown, North Carolina. The victim, who had been shot once in each leg and once in his chest, identified MCALLISTER as the shooter. MCALLISTER fled the scene but was later arrested. MCALLISTER faces a sentence of up to 10 years imprisonment.

Investigation of the case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Jane Jackson was prosecution for the government.

 

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