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Carlisle Man Indicted on Federal Firearms Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2012

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District Pennsylvania, announced that Curtes George Duncan, age 24, of Carlisle, PA, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg Wednesday on federal firearm charges.

     According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, on April 3, 2012, Carlisle Police Department executed a search warrant at Duncan's residence in Carlisle. During the course of the search, police recovered a .25 caliber handgun, a sawed-off shotgun, and ammunition.

     If convicted, Duncan faces up to ten years in prison and a fine of $250,000.00.

     The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Carlisle Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daryl F. Bloom.

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