Brian Edelen pleads guilty to weapons charges

6:20 PM, Jun 19, 2013   |    comments
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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KSDK) - A 24-year-old Alton man has pleaded guilty in federal court to unlawful possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon.

Brian L. Edelen made the plea Wednesday.

He is scheduled to be sentenced September 23, 2013. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

Edelen was found with a semi-automatic pistol hidden in the bottom of a trash can in his bedroom during an April 26, 2012 parole compliance check. He was placed under arrest at that time.


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