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Hardy County man indicted on firearm and methamphetamine charges

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Wardensville, West Virginia man was indicted today by a federal grand jury for a firearm violation and a methamphetamine charge, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Grant Sager, age 26, was indicted for one count of “Possession of Material used in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine,” one count of “Unlawful in Possession of a Firearm,” and one count of “Possession of an Unlawful Firearm.” The crimes are alleged to have occurred on June 21, 2016 in Hardy County.

Sager faces at up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for the first two counts and up to ten years in prison and a $10,000 fine for the third count.

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 defendants.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Hardy County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated March 21, 2017

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