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Martinsburg man guilty of firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Descott Thomas Fedee, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Fedee, 32, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm.” Fedee, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, admitted to having a .380 caliber pistol in May 2021 in Berkeley County.

Fedee faces up to 10 years of 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 Kimberley D. Crockett is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Updated July 27, 2022

Firearms Offenses