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Jefferson County man sentenced for illegally possessing firearms

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 37 months incarceration for illegal possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Jeremiah David Wallace, age 29, pled guilty to one count of “Felon in Possession of Firearm” in June 2017. Wallace admitted to possession of multiple firearms in Berkeley County in November 2015. Wallace, having been convicted of a felony in Frederick County, Virginia, is prohibited from possessing firearms. 

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 Ranson Police Department investigated. 
 
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated September 21, 2017

Topic
Firearms Offenses