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Marion County man admits to firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Terrance Cecil Clark, of Fairmont, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Clark, 27, pled guilty today to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Clark, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of prior convictions, admitted to having 9mm pistol in May 2020 in Marion County.

Clark is facing up to 10 years of 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, & Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated March 9, 2021

Firearms Offenses