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

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lancaster Man Indicted On Gun And Drug Charges

Marlon Paul White, 35, of Lancaster, PA, is charged in a seven-count indictment with drug and gun offenses, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  Specifically, White is charged with possession with intent to distribute 34.8 grams of cocaine base (“crack”) and cocaine, possession of a firearm and a machinegun in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, possession of a machinegun, two counts of possession of an unregistered firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  According to the indictment, the machinegun was fully loaded and stored with a silencer.

If convicted of all charges, the defendant faces a statutory maximum sentence of life in prison, including a total mandatory minimum sentence of 45 years in prison, and eight years up to a lifetime of supervised release.

This case was investigated by the Lancaster Bureau of Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  It is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Christopher J. Lechner.

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

Click here to view the indictment.

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Updated December 15, 2014