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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hampshire County man admits to firearms charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Grover Allen White, of Romney, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

White, age 39, pled guilty to one count of “Possession of a Stolen Firearm.” White admitted to possessing a stolen .380 caliber pistol. The crime occurred in Hampshire County in June 2016.

White faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara K. Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 
 
U.S. Magistrate Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated June 12, 2018