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Maryland man sentenced for firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Alexander Michael Ryan Myers, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was sentenced today to 10 months of incarceration for his role in a firearms trafficking conspiracy, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Myers, 23, pleaded guilty in November 2021 to one count of “Conspiracy.” Myers admitted to working with others to purchase, possess, and transfer firearms to persons who couldn’t legally purchase or possess firearms. The crimes took place in March and April 2021 in Berkeley County and elsewhere.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

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

Updated April 12, 2022

Firearms Offenses