Felon on Supervised Release Charged with Illegally Possessing Gun and Ammo
PITTSBURGH – A Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.
The one-count indictment named Jason, T. Korey, 31, as the sole defendant.
According to the indictment and other court records, on April 17, 2014, while on federal supervised release for a prior felony conviction, Jason Korey was in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history of the defendant.
Assistant United States Attorney Barbara K. Doolittle is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
The United States Probation Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.
An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.