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Indictment Alleges Hobbs Act Robbery, Gun And Drug Charges

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Antonio Jeffcoat, 25, was charged today by indictment with Hobbs Act robbery, using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence and a drug trafficking crime, and possession with the intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics.  The indictment charges that the defendant committed these offenses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on or about April 23, 2013.
If convicted of all charges, the defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence of seven years in prison with a maximum of life in prison, a mandatory minimum of six years of supervised release, a $2,500,000 fine, and a $300 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney V. Paige Pratter.

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An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014