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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of Maine

For Immediate Release

Friday, September 12, 2014
Thomas E. Delahanty II
, United States Attorney
Contact: James M. Moore

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kevin Anderson, 46, of Mullica Township, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to unlawful possession of firearms. Court records reveal during a July 12, 2013 probation home check at a Moose River, Maine residence, probation officers discovered seven firearms, including, four handguns, in the defendant’s bedroom. The defendant was prohibited from possessing handguns because of three prior felony convictions. Anderson faces up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office. The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Maine Probation and Parole Office, the United States Border Patrol, the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office and the Maine Warden Service.
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