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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 12, 2018

Harrison County man sentenced for firearm charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jason Garcia Cano, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 27 months incarceration for a firearm charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Cano, age 42, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in October 2017.  Cano, having been previously convicted of a felony in the 426th District Court in Bell County, Texas, admitted to possessing a .22 caliber revolver in Harrison County in October 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci M. Cook prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated February 12, 2018