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Marion County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Jonathan David Cochran, of Barrackville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 34 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Cochran, age 26, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm” in September 2020. Cochran, prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior felony conviction, is accused of having a .380 caliber pistol in December 2019 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 and the West Virginia Probation and Parole Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated February 4, 2021

Firearms Offenses