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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 – Brian K. Griffey, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 180 months incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Griffey, age 51, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition” in March 2019. Griffey, having been previously convicted of multiple felonies, admitted to having a 12-gauge shotgun and shotgun shells in Harrison County in June 2018.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Nutter Fort Police Department investigated. 

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

Updated April 15, 2021

Firearms Offenses