U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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June 23, 2015

Philadelphia Man Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges

PHILADELPHIA—An Indictment was filed today charging Tellas Kenyatta Dockery, 40, of Philadelphia, PA, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted of all charges, the defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison up to life, at least six years of supervised release, a possible fine of up to $2.5 million, and a $300 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bensalem Township Police Department, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Salvatore L. Astolfi.

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

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