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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 30, 2016

Harrison County man sentenced for unlawful possession of firearm

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Aric J. Stutler, 38, of Mount Clare, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 84 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Stutler, who was previously convicted of “Armed Bank Robbery” in Ohio, was discovered to be in possession of a .22 caliber pistol last year in Harrison County, West Virginia. Stutler pled guilty in May 2016 to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Perri prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. District Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated September 30, 2016