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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 23, 2018

Marion County man admits to firearm charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – William D. Fulmer, of Rivesville, West Virginia, has admitted to an unlawful firearm possession charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Fulmer, age 62, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Fulmer, who had previously been convicted of crimes in Venango County, Pennsylvania, admitted to having a .308 caliber rifle in July 2017 in Marion County. 

Fulmer faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.
 

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated April 23, 2018