Local Felon Indicted on Firearms Charge | USAO-WDPA

PITTSBURGH – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of possessing ammunition as a convicted felon, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Clentai Arthor Wilcox, age 32, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on or about March 22, 2021, knowing he was a previously convicted felon, Wilcox knowingly possessed ammunition.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than ten years in prison, a fine not to exceed $250,000.00, a term of supervised release of not more than three years, or a combination thereof. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Benjamin J. Risacher is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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