From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Vestavia man for being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Mickey French announced via a press release.
According to the indictment, Marshall is prohibited from having a firearm because of prior felony convictions. Marshall is accused of unlawfully possessing a Taurus 9mm pistol on September 9, 2020, and a Taurus .40 caliber pistol, and Springfield 9mm pistol on September 30, 2020.
Marshall faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
ATF investigated the case along with the Birmingham Police Department and Homewood Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kristy Peoples is prosecuting the case.
An indictment contains only charges. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.