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A York man pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Quan Leroy Gross, 44, pleaded guilty to poessession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the attorney's office said in a news release. 

Gross, 44, was indicted in July 2016 by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg, charging him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, according to a news release. 

The U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday that Gross admitted to possessing a loaded firearm while trafficking drugs in York City.

York City Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.

Gross faces a minimum of 15 years in prison, the release states.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at@YDDornblaser.

 

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