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Harrison County man admits to firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Clarksburg, West Virginia man admitted to a firearms violation, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Frank Everett Horner, III, age 24, pled guilty to “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Drug User.” Horner admitted to possessing a .45-caliber pistol and a .25-caliber pistol in January and February 2017 in Harrison County. 

Horner faces up to ten years in prison 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 Andrew R. Cogar is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated November 2, 2017

Firearms Offenses