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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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

August 10, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Montrose Resident Enters Plea of Guilty
to False Statement Charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA — A 24 year old Montrose, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on August 9, 2011, in United States District Court in Elkins before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that: ANTHONY LAMBERT entered a plea of guilty to one count of knowingly making false and fraudulent statements to law enforcement authorities on March 22, 2010, in Elkins, West Virginia. As part of his plea, LAMBERT abandoned all rights, title and interest in five firearms seized from him as a result of this investigation. LAMBERT, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 5 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II and Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Angus Morgan. The case was investigated by the United States Marshal Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the West Virginia State Police; the United States Postal Inspection Service; the Elkins Police Department and the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.

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