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Wilkinsburg Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing a .22 Rifle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Wilkinsburg, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 94 months in prison and five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Khalifah Ali Al-Akili, a/k/a James Marvin Thomas, 34.

According to information presented to the court, Khalifah Ali Al-Akili, a convicted felon, illegally possessed a .22 rifle.

Assistant United States Attorney James R. Wilson prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Khalifah Ali Al-Akili.

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