Convicted Fayette felon indicted for firearm possession
A convicted felon from Fayette was indicted by a federal grand jury this week for allegedly possessing a firearm.
William Kent Bricker, 55, of 127 Varndell St., North Union, is accused of possessing a .32-caliber revolver, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Bricker was convicted of armed bank robbery in 1993 and illegal firearms possession in 2004, according to a news release. Federal law prohibits a convicted felon from possessing a firearm.
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