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Convicted Felon charged with Possession of a firearm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2012

 

John Perkins, 25, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Perkins was also charged with four counts of aiding and abetting the making of a false statement to a federal firearms licensee.

If convicted, the defendant faces a total statutory maximum sentence of 55 years imprisonment, up to three years supervised release, a fine of up to $1.75 million, and a $700 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Laurie Magid.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

 

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