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Martinsburg man sentenced for firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brandon Leigh Gable, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 41 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Gable, 33, pleaded guilty in July 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Gable, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior conviction, admitted to having .380 caliber prison in September 2020 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and ATF investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 10, 2022

Firearms Offenses