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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
Acting UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

January 14, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Moundsville Resident Entered Guilty Plea
to Firearms Charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - A 54 year old Moundsville, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on January 7, 2010, in United States District Court in Wheeling before Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

Acting United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that ROICE LITTLETON entered a plea of guilty to possession of firearms on August 4, 2009, in Middlebourne, West Virginia, after having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

LITTLETON, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David J. Perri and was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


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