BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a 65-year-old Perry, Ohio man with shipping and transporting firearms with intent to commit an offense, according to U.S. Attorney Trini Ross.

According to the indictment, Allen DeCola, a former federal firearms licensee, illegally shipped and transported firearms from The State of Ohio to New York State between April and May of 2018.

The charge carries a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. DeCola was reportedly arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy and released on conditions.

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