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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Fairmont man sentenced for firearms charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Dustin Lynn Garrison, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Garrison, age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in March 2018. Garrison, having previously been convicted of two felonies in the Circuit Court of Marion County, illegally possessed a .308 semi-automatic pistol in September 2017 in Marion County, West Virginia. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives and the Fairmont Police Department investigated. The United State Marshal Service assisted.

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
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Updated July 25, 2018