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Marion County man sentenced for unlawful possession of a firearm

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Duane Jabbar Martin, 32, of Rivesville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 18 months incarceration for unlawful possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Martin, who had previously been convicted of a felony offense in Marion County, is prohibited from possessing a firearm. He admitted to possessing a 9mm semi-automatic handgun in April 2016.

Martin pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in January 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci M. Cook prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.


Updated May 18, 2017

Firearms Offenses