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Press Release

North Charleston Man Indicted for Possessing Firearm

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Contact Person: Beth Drake (803) 929-3000

Charleston, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that William L. Dodson, of North Charleston, South Carolina was charged in a 1-count indictment.  William L. Dodson was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a violation of Title 18, U. S. C. §922(g).  The maximum penalty Dodson could receive is 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  The case was investigated by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and North Charleston Police Department and is assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Nick Bianchi of the Charleston office for prosecution.

Mr. Nettles stated that the charges in this Indictment are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Updated February 24, 2016