Convicted Felon Charged With Possession of A Firearm
Hyneith Harmon, 24, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with 2 counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The indictment alleges that on or about November 3, 2015, Harmon, who has a prior felony conviction, possessed a Kimber .45 caliber pistol, and on December 12, 2015, he possessed a Colt .38 revolver.
If convicted the defendant faces a maximum of 20 years imprisonment.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Virgil B. Walker.
An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.