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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 has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

David Leon Turner, age 30, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Turner, having previously being convicted of three felonies, is also accused of possessing a 9mm caliber pistol. The crime is alleged to have occurred in Harrison County in May 2017.

Turner 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 Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated December 11, 2017

Firearms Offenses