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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 16, 2016

Ohio man sentenced for unlawful possession of a firearm

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Donaven J. White, 21, of Coshocton, Ohio, was sentenced in federal court today to 46 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

White, who had previously been convicted of felony offenses in Belmont County, Ohio, was discovered in possession of a .22 caliber revolver in April 2016. He pled guilty to one count of “Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm” in September 2016.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen L. Vogrin prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Wheeling Police Department investigated.

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated December 16, 2016