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Man caught with stolen gun in Leesburg facing up to 15 years in federal prison

Eddie Lee Parks
Eddie Lee Parks

A man caught with a stolen gun in Leesburg is facing up to 15 years in federal prison.

Eddie Lee Parks III, 24, Orlando, if facing a one-count indictment charging him with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to the indictment, on April 10, Parks was in possession of a handgun when he allegedly battered a woman at a home in Leesburg. He had previously been convicted of three felonies, including two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (2019) and possession of a controlled substance (2019). As a convicted felon, Parks is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition under federal law.

If convicted, he is faces a maximum of 15 years in federal prison.

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