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Mineral County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Kendu Woodard, of Keyser, West Virginia, was sentenced this week to 24 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Woodard, also known as “Kenneth Barmore,” 43, pleaded guilty in March 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Woodard, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior conviction, has admitted to having a 9mm pistol in February 2019 in Mineral County.

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

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

Updated July 28, 2021

Firearms Offenses