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Camp Hill Man Charged With Attempted Arson And Firearms Offenses

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on March 2, 2022, Yevgeniy Maksymiv, 33, of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, was indicted by a federal grand jury for maliciously attempting to damage or destroy a building by fire, and for knowingly possessing an unregistered destructive device.

According to U.S. Attorney John C. Gurganus, the indictment alleges that Maksymiv attempted to damage or destroy Zembie’s Sports Tavern in Harrisburg by fire on February 28, 2022.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.  Prosecution is assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Christian T. Haugsby.

The total maximum penalties under federal law for the charged offenses is up to 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, followed by a period of supervised release following imprisonment.  A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Indictments are only allegations. All persons charged by indictment are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.

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Updated March 4, 2022

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