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

Monday, May 9, 2016

South Paris Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm

Contact: Michael J. Conley
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that David Foster, 39, of South Paris, Maine pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to court records, on November 21, 2015, a Maine Game Warden discovered Foster in possession of a rifle in the Paris, Maine area.  Foster was prohibited from possessing firearms based on three prior felony convictions for burglary. 

Foster faces up to 10 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 case was investigated by the Maine Warden Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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