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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Philadelphia Man Indicted On Gun Charges

An indictment was unsealed today charging Joshua Moses, a/k/a “Roy R. Moses,” 32, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with two counts of convicted felon in possession of firearm, announced United States Attorney Zane D. Memeger.

If convicted, defendant faces a maximum of 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $500,000 fine.

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a federal initiative designed to identify and prosecute firearms offenders in federal court, where the defendant is likely to receive a substantial sentence upon conviction.

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

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

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Updated December 15, 2014