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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Delaware Man Charged With Drug And Gun Crimes

Keith Stroud, 34, of New Castle, Delaware, was charged today by indictment with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and felon in possession of firearm, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of lifetime imprisonment, a five year period of supervised release, a $1 million fine, and a $300 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Delaware County Criminal Investigation Division, and the City of Chester Police Department.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeanine Linehan.

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An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
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Updated December 15, 2014