Kanawha County man sentenced for firearms charge
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia
MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Qundre Isaiah Payton, of Institute, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 21 days of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.
Payton, 24, pleaded guilty in February 2020 to one count of “False Statement During Purchase of Firearms.” Payton admitted to making a false statement when purchasing three 9mm pistols at a firearms dealer in Berkeley County in December 2019.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.
Updated June 7, 2021