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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Marion County man sentenced for firearm charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Rocmond Lewis, Sr., of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 18 months incarceration for an illegal firearm charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Lewis, age 41, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in December 2017. Lewis, having previously being convicted of a felony in the Circuit Court of Marion County, West Virginia, admitted to possessing a .45 caliber pistol, a 9mm pistol, and a .380 caliber pistol. The crime occurred in March 2017 in Marion County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 
 
Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
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Updated April 17, 2018