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

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Two Reading Men Indicted On Gun Charge

PHILADELPHIA - Miguel Angel Castillo, 38, and Noel Alberto Manon, 29, both of Reading, PA, were charged by indictment, unsealed today, with dealing in firearms without a license, unlawful possession of firearms, and related offenses. Manon is additionally charged with distribution of methamphetamine, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger and Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams.

 

If convicted the defendants each face a maximum statutory sentence of 110 years in prison, a fine of up to $6.52 million, three years supervised release, and a special assessment.

 

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Allentown Office, the Reading Police Department, and the Berks County District Attorney’s Office, with assistance from the Pennsylvania State Police and the U.S. Marshals Service. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joseph A. LaBar and Special Assistant United States Attorney Jesse Leisawitz.

        

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

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