Pittsburgh Pagan’s vice chairman pleads responsible to unlawful firearms possession – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The vice president of the Pittsburgh Pagans Motorcycle Club pleaded guilty to federal firearms charges.
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Prosecutors say 46-year-old Patrick Rizzo, a convicted felon, admitted having a gun when Pittsburgh police stopped him last October after he nearly caused an accident downtown.
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Two more weapons, magazines and 165 rounds of ammunition were found during a raid on Rizzo’s apartment. Prosecutors say law enforcement officials also seized marijuana that was packaged for sale, as well as amounts of heroin, cocaine and drug paraphernalia that suggested drug use, which also made gun possession illegal.
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Rizzo faces up to 10 years in prison, a $ 250,000 fine, or both.