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Martinsburg man sentenced for unlawful possession of a firearm

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Marwin Uriah Wilson, 28, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 36 months incarceration for unlawful possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Wilson, who was previously convicted of a felony offense of “Unlawful Wounding” in Berkeley County, admitted to possessing a .9mm pistol in March 2016. He pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in December 2016.

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

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

Updated April 3, 2017

Firearms Offenses