☷Troy Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Ammunition
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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Troy Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Ammunition ALBANY , NEW YORK – Derbie Michel , age 31 , of Troy , New York , was charged by indictment today with illegally possessing ammunition as a convicted felon . The announcement was made by United States Attorney Carla B . Freedman and Janeen DiGuiseppi , Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) . According to the indictment and other court filings , Michel , a convicted felon , threw five rounds of ammunition from a car while being pursued by me......mbers of the Troy Police Department on October 15 , 2022 . Michel also threw a privately made firearm , or “ghost gun , ” from the car during the same pursuit . The charges in the indictment and complaint are merely accusations . The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty . Michel was previously charged by criminal complaint and appeared yesterday before United States Magistrate Judge Christian F . Hummel , who ordered Michel detained pending trial . The charge against Michel carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison , a fine of up to $250 , 000 , and a term of post - imprisonment supervised release of up to 3 years . A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the statute the defendant is charged with violating , the U . S . Sentencing Guidelines , and other factors . This case is being investigated by the FBI’s Capital District Safe Streets Gang Task Force , which includes FBI Special Agents and members of state and local law enforcement agencies , including the Troy Police Department , and is being prosecuted by Assistant U . S . Attorneys Allen J . Vickey and Joshua R . Rosenthal . The U . S . Marshals Service provided valuable assistance with the defendant’s apprehension in this case .
24 November 2022 ( November 24 2022 )
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