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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Two Triadelphia Residents Indicted On Firearms Charges

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WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA —United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that:

SCOTT P. CORKRAN, JR., age 24, of Triadelphia, West Virginia, was named in a three-count Indictment charging him with “Felon in Possession of a Firearm,” “Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number,” and “Drug Abuser in Possession of a Firearm.” The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of two firearms and ammunition. If convicted, CORKRAN faces up to 7 years imprisonment and a $500,000 fine. This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Perri.

BRIAN BEHRENS, age 44, of Triadelphia, West Virginia, was named in a one-count Indictment charging him with “Felon in Possession of a Firearm” on November 20, 2012, in Ohio County. The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of the Remington firearm. If convicted, BEHRENS faces a maximum exposure of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. This case will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Vogrin.

These cases were investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives.

Updated January 7, 2015