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Harrison County man sentenced for illegal firearm

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Justin Paul Crofford, of Salem, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 18 months incarceration for the unlawful possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Crofford, age 35, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in October 2017. Crofford, having previously been convicted of a felony in Smith County, Texas Circuit Court, admitted to possessing a 12-gauge shotgun in January 2017 in Harrison County, West Virginia. 

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 Anmoore Police Department investigated. 

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

Updated February 22, 2018

Firearms Offenses