York man indicted on firearms, drug trafficking charges

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HARRISBURG, Pa – Quan Leroy Gross, 44, of York, was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg.

The indictment charged Gross 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, that being crack cocaine.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, the charges against Gross are a result of allegations that he was engaged in drug trafficking activities in York, in June 2015. In addition, Gross is charged with possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking at the time of his arrest.

A trial date has been set for mid-September. If convicted Gross faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years imprisonment and a statutory maximum of life imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Harrisburg Police Bureau.

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