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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

For Immediate Release

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Zane David Memeger
, United States Attorney
Contact: Patty Hartman

Philadelphia Man Charged with Robbing Car Title Office

PHILADELPHIA - Jahmal Williams, 27, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by indictment with robbery which interferes with interstate commerce, brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The charges arise from the defendant’s gunpoint robbery of Tag It Tag Agency, a vehicle registration and title transfer company, located at 4973 Lancaster Avenue, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Yvonne Osirim.

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

Field Division: Philadelphia Field Division