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Wilkinsburg Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing a .22 Rifle

U.S. Attorney’s Office April 25, 2013
  • Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH—A resident of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 94 months in prison and five years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Khalifah Ali Al- Akili, a/k/a James Marvin Thomas, 34, of 502 Hay Street, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, Khalifah Ali Al-Akili, a convicted felon, illegally possessed a .22 rifle.

Assistant United States Attorney James R. Wilson prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Khalifah Ali Al-Akili.