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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

June 7, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheeling Resident Sentenced on
Firearms Charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA — A 29 year old Wheeling, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on June 6, 2011, in United States District Court in Wheeling by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that RAYMOND R. POWELL was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. POWELL entered a plea of guilty on March 24, 2011, to one count of possession of firearms on October 1, 2010, in Wheeling, after having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

POWELL was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending designation to a federal institution.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. and was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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