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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Berkeley County man admits to firearms charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tyrone Greenfield, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Greenfield, 45, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Greenfield, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of prior felony convictions, admitted to possessing multiple firearms in October 2019.   

Greenfield faces up to 10 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation; the United States Marshals Service; the Homeland Security Investigations; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the West Virginia Air National Guard; the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, comprised of the West Virginia State Police, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department, Jefferson County Sherriff’s Department, Ranson Police Department, Charles Town Police Department, and Martinsburg City Police Department; the Harpers Ferry Police Department; and the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington D.C. investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated September 14, 2022