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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Philadelphia Man Charged With Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Edward Dollson, 27, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, a fine of up to $250,000, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the University of Pennsylvania Police Department, the Philadelphia Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Yvonne Osirim.

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

Updated February 4, 2016