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Monongalia County man admits to role in firearms conspiracy

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

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Dylan Conaway, of Morgantown, West Virginia, has admitted to his role in a firearms conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Conaway, age 27, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Violate Federal Firearms Laws.” Conaway admitted to working with others to illegally purchase firearms in May 2018 in Monongalia County.

Conaway faces up to five years of incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher L. Bauer is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated December 16, 2020

Firearms Offenses