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Harrison County woman sentenced for firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Stormey Angel Lois-Hite, of Anmoore, West Virginia, was sentenced today to three years probation with the first six months on home detention for a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Lois-Hite, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Transfer of Firearm to Prohibited Person” in April 2019. Lois-Hite admitted to purchasing a .22 caliber pistol for a convicted felon in January 2018 in Harrison County.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN). Project Safe Neighborhoods is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts.  PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated August 15, 2019

Topics
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods