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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Harrison County woman sentenced for unlawful possession of firearm

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Tiffany Renee Taylor, 27, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 15 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Taylor was discovered in possession of a .45 caliber firearm in April 2015 in Harrison County, West Virginia. She pled guilty to one count of “Possession of a Firearm While Being an Unlawful User and Addicted to a Controlled Substance” in June 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated.

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

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated September 29, 2016