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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 28, 2016

Fairmont, WV man sentenced for illegal possession of a firearm

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kyle Kuroski, 24, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced to 70 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Kuroski, who was previously convicted of “Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine” in state court in West Virginia, was discovered to be in possession of a .45 caliber pistol last year in Marion County. Kuroski pled guilty in June 2016 to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Perri prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Fairmont Police Department investigated.

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

Updated October 28, 2016