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Grant County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jeremiah Lincoln Seib, of Petersburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to five years of probation for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Seib, 42, pleaded guilty in September 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Seib, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a robbery conviction, admitted to having a .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol in December 2020 in Grant County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated March 10, 2022

Firearms Offenses