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14 arrested with illegal guns in Baltimore to face federal sentences

14 arrested with illegal guns in Baltimore to face federal sentences

Fourteen people arrested in Baltimore with illegal guns will now face federal charges as a result of an alliance to curb violence in the city, authorities said Friday. "If you have a criminal record and possess a gun, be prepared to spend many years in a federal prison far from home," said U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein in a statement. "Police and prosecutors are working to identify armed criminals who deserve to be prosecuted in federal court." The charges are part of an alliance between city police and federal agencies to get criminals off the streets by imposing weighty federal sentences. Rosenstein's office said prosecutors will review cases of...

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