Hardy County man sentenced for unlawful possession of firearm
ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Steven Michael Hawley, 29, of Moorefield, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.
Hawley, who was previously convicted of “Unlawful Assault” in Hardy County, West Virginia, was discovered to be in possession of a .40 caliber pistol last year in Grant County, WV. Hawley pled guilty in May 2016 to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.”
Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul T. Camilletti prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.
U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.