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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Betsy C. Jividen
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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

 

June 8, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheeling Resident Sentenced on Firearms Charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — A 32 year old Wheeling, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on June 7, 2010, in United States District Court in Wheeling by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

United States Attorney Betsy C. Jividen announced that BRYAN L. BROOMES was
sentenced to 60 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. BROOMES entered a plea of guilty on April 9, 2010, to one count of possession of a firearm on November 6, 2009, after having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. BROOMES was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.

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

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