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Martinsburg man sentenced for firearms violation

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Nicholas Hall, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 96 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Hall, 31, pleaded guilty in March 2022 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Hall, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior felony conviction, admitted to having a .40 caliber pistol and a .22 rifle in Berkeley County in January 2021.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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

Updated August 17, 2022

Firearms Offenses