Felon Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Multiple Firearms

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PITTSBURGH, PA — A Westmoreland County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in prison and three years supervised release on his conviction of being a felon in possession of multiple firearms, announced Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti.

United States District Judge W. Scott Hardy imposed the sentence Tuesday, April 25, 2023, on Dale Kuhn, age 75, of Greensburg, PA 15601. Kuhn was also ordered to forfeit multiple firearms and ammunition to the United States.

According to information presented to the court, on or about Feb. 19, 2021, Kuhn, previously convicted of a felony, did knowingly possess 32 firearms. Federal law prohibits an individual who has been convicted of a felony from possessing a firearm or ammunition.

Assistant United States Attorneys Nicole Vasquez-Schmitt prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Rivetti commended the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Kuhn.

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