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Ohio woman sentenced for firearm charge

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Erin Marie Rudolph, of Dennison, Ohio, was sentenced today to 34 months incarceration for an illegal firearm charge, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen announced.

Rudolph, age 24, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” in August 2017. Rudolph, having previously being convicted of a felony in the Circuit Court of Ohio County, was in possession of .22 caliber pistol with an obliterated serial number. The crime occurred May 10, 2017 in Ohio County.

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 West Virginia State Police investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated September 29, 2017

Firearms Offenses