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Connecticut man sentenced for role in firearms conspiracy

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William Joseph Milot, of Waterbury, Connecticut, was sentenced today to 100 months of incarceration for his role in a firearms trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Milot, 32, pleaded guilty in April 2022 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the False Statement in Connection with the Acquisition of Firearms.” Milot admitted to working with another to illegally purchase two 9mm pistols from a firearms dealer in December 2020 in Marion County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated August 17, 2022

Firearms Offenses