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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 12, 2014

Philadelphia Man Charged With Gun Crime

An Information was filed charging Jelani Christmas, 30, of Philadelphia, PA, with being a felon in possession of three firearms, ammunition and a large capacity magazine, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendants face a maximum possible sentence of ten years imprisonment and $250,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the ATF, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Alicia M. Freind.

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint 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