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Harrison County man indicted on firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brock Corel Pearson, of Meadowbrook, West Virginia, was indicted today on a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Pearson, 40, was indicted today on one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Pearson, a person prohibited from having firearms, is accused of having a 9mm pistol in March 2022 in Harrison County.

Pearson faces 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 Jennifer T. Conklin is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated September 7, 2022

Firearms Offenses