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Duncansville Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Possessing A Pipe Bomb

February 28 , 2012

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Duncansville, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison, payment of $9,076.52 in restitution, and three years supervised release on his conviction of possession of an unregistered destructive device, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Ronald Allen Neeley, 40.

According to information presented to the court, in Oct. 2005 Neeley unlawfully possessed an unregistered destructive device, specifically a pipe bomb.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Neeley.

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