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Jefferson County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Terry Edwards, of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 120 months incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Edwards, age 38, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in July 2017. Edwards, having been previously convicted of a felony in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, admitted to possessing two pistols and a rifle in March 2017 in Jefferson County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Z. Krasinski prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Charles Town Police Department investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated October 16, 2017

Firearms Offenses