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

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Philadelphia Man Charged With Possession By A Convicted Felon


An Indictment[1] was filed today charging Anthony Poole, 35, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with possession of firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane D. Memeger.


If convicted, defendant faces a maximum of ten years imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and a substantial fine.


This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives and the Philadelphia Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ewald Zittlau.


[1]An Indictment or Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated August 16, 2016