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

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Federal Inmate Charged With Possession Of A Weapon

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Clayvon Givens, age 33, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution, Allenwood (FCI Allenwood), was indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing contraband in prison. 

According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, the indictment alleges that Givens was found in possession of metal razor on March 15, 2022. 

The charges stem from an investigation by officers at FCI Allenwood and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant United States Attorney Alisan V. Martin is prosecuting the case.

The defendant faces a maximum of five years of incarceration and a fine.  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.

Criminal indictments are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.

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Updated May 12, 2022