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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 – Samuel Iaquinta, Jr., of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 84 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Iaquinta, age 47, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm” in October 2020. Iaquinta, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a previous felony conviction, admitted to having a 9mm pistol in Marion County in March 2020.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara 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