Pittsburgh man pleads guilty to federal gun violations |

Pittsburgh man pleads guilty to federal gun violations


A Garfield man has pleaded guilty to violating federal firearms laws.

Authorities say Deondre Steave, 25, of Atlantic Avenue, who has prior convictions for conspiracy to posses with the intent to deliver more than 100 grams of heroin and escaping from federal custody, illegally possessed a Kahr CW .40 caliber pistol and ammunition in late September 2017.

Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of a crime punishable by one year or more in prison from having a gun or ammunition.

Steave is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 4, 2019. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000, or both.

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