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Guilty plea entered by St. Clair man for possessing stolen gun

A St. Clair man pleaded guilty in federal court to violating federal firearms laws.

Anthony Lamont Williams, 32, of Kohne Street, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Gary L. Lancaster. Prosecutors said that on Feb. 3, 2006, Williams possessed a stolen Glock .40-caliber pistol. He had previously been convicted in 1995 of carrying a firearm without a license; in 1998 of possession with intent to deliver cocaine; and in 2002 of possession and possession with intent to deliver cocaine and heroin. Federal law bans felons from having guns.

Lancaster scheduled sentencing for July 27. Williams faces up to life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The court remanded Williams to the Allegheny County Jail pending sentencing.


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