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Berkeley County woman sentenced for firearms charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – An Inwood, West Virginia woman was sentenced today to five years probation for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Julie Elizabeth Lipscomb, age 36, pled guilty to one count of “False Statement During the Purchase of a Firearm” in September 2017. Lipscomb admitted to making a false statement when purchasing two firearms. The crime occurred in August 2015 in Jefferson County. 

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Lydia Lehman prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated December 5, 2017

Firearms Offenses