New Philadelphia Field Division Press Release: Speakeasy Operator Convicted for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

February 1, 2023

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Edward Burgess, 45, of Philadelphia, PA, was convicted at trial of a single count of possession of a firearm by a felon, arising from an investigation of an illegal speakeasy by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB).

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