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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Morgan County woman admits to firearm charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Megan Renee Bohrer, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, has admitted to a stolen firearm charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Bohrer, age 25, pled guilty one count of “Aiding and Abetting Possession of a Stolen Firearm.” Bohrer admitted to possessing a stolen .38 caliber revolver in September 2017 in Berkeley County.

Bohrer faces up to 10 years 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 Lara Omps-Botteicher is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated May 9, 2018