Felon Convicted Of Illegal Gun Possession
PHILADELPHIA - Anthony Andrews, 35, of Philadelphia, PA, was convicted today on the charge of felon in possession of a firearm. A sentencing date is scheduled for July 15, 2016. Andrews faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison.
On June 17, 2014, Andrews knowingly possessed four firearms and ammunition that included an MPA (Masterpiece Arms) 5.7x28 caliber pistol; an MPA (Masterpiece Arms), 9 millimeter pistol; a CAI (Century Arms International/Zastava Arms) 7.62x39 caliber pistol; and a Phoenix Arms, .25 ACP caliber pistol.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jose Arteaga.