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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Philadelphia Man Charged with Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Nafis Mullins, 26, of Philadelphia, has been charged by indictmentwith possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. 

According to the indictment, on May 1, 2018, Mullins was in possession of a Glock, Inc., Model 22, .40 caliber semiautomatic pistol, s/n YC689US, loaded with 16 live rounds of ammunition.

If convicted, Mullins faces a minimum term of fifteen years in prison, up to five years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Katherine E. Driscoll.

 

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Updated June 13, 2018