Butler Felon Charged With Illegal Possession of Firearm, Ammunition

Butler Felon Charged With Illegal Possession of Firearm, Ammunition

A Butler man is charged with violating federal firearms laws.

The Justice Department said Thomas James Clark, 32, had prior felony convictions and had a firearm and ammunition on Jan. 20.

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Federal law prohibits possession of a firearm or ammunition by a convicted felon, authorities said.

Clark faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, or both.

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