Philadelphia Man Charged With Possession of A Firearm by a Convicted felon
Anthony Dunn, 35, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment alleges that on or about July 13, 2012, Dunn, having been convicted in a court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed a firearm.
If convicted, Dunn faces a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment, with a 15 year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment, five years supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (“ATF”), the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Philadelphia County District Attorney’s Office, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffery W. Whitt.
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