Nicholas Suozzo, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged by Indictment with nine counts, including: possession of unregistered firearms, which included machine guns and explosive devices; distribution and possession with intent to distribute marijuana within a school zone; and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.
If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment, a mandatory consecutive 5 years imprisonment, at least 4 years up to lifetime supervised release, a $770,000 fine, and $600 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Joseph Whitehead, Jr.
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