convicted felon gets 78 months for gun charge
PHILADELPHIA - Marquan Greggs, 22, of Philadelphia, was sentenced yesterday to 78 months for a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Greggs was arrested after a police chase on March 1, 2011, during which he threw a stolen firearm with 10 rounds of ammunition into the street in the 800 block of E. Hilton Street, Philadelphia. Greggs was on parole at the time for two drug trafficking convictions. Greggs pleaded guilty to the charge on April 24, 2012.
In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Juan R. Sanchez ordered a $1,000 fine, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ewald Zittlau.
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