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Maryland man is sentenced for unlawful delivery of a firearm

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Robert Sales, 34, of Mt. Airy, Maryland, was sentenced to four years probation for violating the Maryland Firearm Safety Act, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

Sales traveled from Pocahontas County to Maryland and unlawfully delivered two .223 caliber pistols in March 2014. He pled guilty to one count of “Procure the Delivery of a Firearm into a State Where Possession is Illegal” in September 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated February 14, 2017

Firearms Offenses