Friday, September 5, 2014

Leavenworth man charged with unlawful possession; alleged crime took place in KCK

U.S. Department of Justice

Timothy R. Whittington, Jr., 34, Leavenworth, Kan., is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm following a felony conviction.

The crime is alleged to have occurred Aug. 16, 2014, in Kansas City, Kan.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Terra Morehead is prosecuting.