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Harrison County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Taylor M. Washington, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 51 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Washington, 30, pleaded guilty in August 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Washington, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, admitted to having a .22LR caliber semi-automatic rifle in July 2020 in Harrison County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher L. Bauer prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives and the Bridgeport Police Department investigated.

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

Updated February 2, 2022

Firearms Offenses