Louisville felon faces federal charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- State charges against Louisville felon Michael C Beck were dropped so federal charges may proceed.

The 28-year-old was charged by a grand jury indictment in February with illegal possession of explosive bombs and firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun and a homemade 12-gauge pipe gun.         

Beck is also charged with the possession of two pipe bombs.        

If Beck is convicted, he could be sentenced to no more than 50 years in a federal prison and fined $1,250,000.      

His trial is scheduled for June 12.

 

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