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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 – Mark Allen Craig, II, of Lumberport, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Craig, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Craig, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of prior convictions, admitted to having a .38 S&W Special caliber revolver in December 2020 in Harrison County. 

Craig is facing up to 10 years of 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 Sarah E. Wagner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated November 19, 2021

Firearms Offenses