For Immediate Release
Beaver Falls Man Indicted on Gun Charge
PITTSBURGH - A resident of Beaver Falls, PA, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.
The one-count Indictment named JaeMere Scott, 24, as the sole defendant.
According to the Indictment, Scott was found to be in possession of a firearm. Scott is precluded from possessing firearms due to a previous conviction.
The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than 10 years in prison, a fine not to exceed $250,000.00, a term of supervised release of not more than 3 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.
Special Assistant United States Attorney Chad R. Parks is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives 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.