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Jefferson County man sentenced for illegally possessing a firearm

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Ranson, West Virginia man was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for illegal possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Chad Aric Berry, age 29, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in June 2017. Berry, having previously been convicted of a felony in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, admitted to possessing a .380 caliber pistol in Jefferson County September 2015. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated September 21, 2017

Firearms Offenses