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Pendleton County man admits to firearms charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – A Franklin, West Virginia man admitted to a firearms violation, United States Attorney William J. Powell announced.

Randy David May, age 37, pled guilty to “Felon in Possession of a Firearm.” May, having been convicted of three prior felonies, admitted to possessing a 12-gauge shotgun on August 28, 2016 in Pendleton County. 

May faces up to ten years in prison 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Updated October 31, 2017

Firearms Offenses