Harrisburg Man Sentenced To 108 Months In Federal Firearms Case
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Carl E. Murphy, Jr., a 33 year old resident of Harrisburg, PA, was sentenced yesterday by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, following Murphy’s guilty plea to Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
On August 29, 2013, Murphy pled guilty to possessing a loaded firearm in Harrisburg on March 7, 2012 and on October 13, 2012. Murphy has multiple prior felony convictions making him ineligible to possess a firearm.
According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Judge Rambo sentenced Murphy to 108 months (9 years) incarceration to be followed by three years of supervised release and a fine of $500 for the firearms conviction.
This investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives and the Harrisburg Police Bureau and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Meredith A. Taylor.