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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 12, 2014

New Jersy Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge

Contact: James M. Moore
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kevin
Anderson, 46, of Mullica Township, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to
unlawful possession of firearms.

Court records reveal during a July 12, 2013 probation home check at a Moose River,
Maine residence, probation officers discovered seven firearms, including, four handguns, in the
defendant’s bedroom. The defendant was prohibited from possessing handguns because of three
prior felony convictions.

Anderson faces up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He will be sentenced after
the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives, the Maine Probation and Parole Office, the United States Border Patrol, the
Somerset County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine Warden Service.

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Updated January 26, 2015