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Marion County man admits to theft of firearms

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jaeson Wayne Marbury, age 30, of Fairmont, West Virginia, has admitted to theft of a firearm from a licensed dealer.

According to court documents, Marbury purchased 19 firearms from licensed dealers in Morgantown, West Virginia, with personal checks that later bounced because of insufficient funds, knowing his account couldn’t cover the purchases. Marbury then sold the firearms to individuals and pawn shops.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated February 6, 2024

Firearms Offenses