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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

District of Kansas

www.justice.gov/usao/ks

For Immediate Release

September 23, 2013

Barry Grissom, United States Attorney

Contact: Jim Cross, Public Affairs
(316) 269-6481

james.cross2@usdoj.gov

Indictments

Jason A. Young, 28, is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction. The crimes are alleged to have occurred July 27, 2013, in Kansas City, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a penalty of not less than five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, a maximum penalty of five years and a fine up to $250,000 on the marijuana charge, and a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the remaining firearm charge.

The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Tomasic is prosecuting.

In all cases, defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The indictments merely contain allegations of criminal conduct.

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