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Marion County woman convicted of firearms charge

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Fairmont, West Virginia woman was convicted today in federal court of a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Heather N. Windsor, age 22, pled guilty to one count of “False Statement During the Purchase of a Firearm.” Windsor admitted to making a false statement during the purchase of a 5.56 mm caliber pistol in July 2016 in Monongalia County.

Windsor faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated June 26, 2017

Firearms Offenses