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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Beaver Falls Teen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Burglarizing New Brighton Gun Store

PITTSBURGH - A Beaver County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 37 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on his conviction of stealing firearms from the inventory of a federally licensed firearms dealer, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab imposed the sentence on Jaemere Scott, 19.

According to information presented to the court, on Feb. 7, 2014, Scott and Kyle Jones burglarized Shooters Place, a Federally Licensed Firearms Dealer, located at 416-F Constitution Boulevard in New Brighton, Pa., and stole fourteen handguns.

Assistant United States Attorney Brendan T. Conway prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Patterson Township Police Department, the Beaver County Sheriff’s Office, the Beaver County Detective Bureau, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Beaver Falls Police Department, and the New Brighton Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Scott.

Updated July 14, 2015