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

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Philadelphia Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

PHILADELPHIA – Keith Freeman, 23, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by Indictment with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen.

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum sentence of ten years in prison, plus a possible fine, supervised release, and a special assessment.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) and the Philadelphia Police Department.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Timothy M. Stengel.

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

Updated March 15, 2018