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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Harrison County man sentenced for unlawful possession of a firearm

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – David Keith Stover, Jr., 37, of Stonewood, West Virginia, was sentenced to 36 months in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Stover, who had previously been convicted of a felony offense in Harrison County, West Virginia, was discovered in possession of three rifles in May 2015. He pled guilty to one count of “Felon in Possession of a Firearm” in August 2016.

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 Stonewood Police Department investigated.

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

Updated November 9, 2016