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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Philadelphia Felon Charged With Posession Of A Firearm

Naheem Stinnett, age 31, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment with possessing a firearm on September 13, 2016, after having been convicted of a felony offense, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a special assessment of $100, a 3-year term of supervised release, and a potential fine. 

The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan B. Ortiz.

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

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