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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 – Willie Edward Robinson, Jr., of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Robinson, 63, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm” in November 2020. Robinson, who is prohibited from having a firearm because of a previous conviction, admitted to having a 410 gauge shotgun and a 12 gauge shotgun in February 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 Fairmont Police Department investigated.

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

Updated April 1, 2021

Firearms Offenses