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Pendleton County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Donnie Gale Leggett, Jr., of Brandywine, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 11 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Leggett, 33, pled guilty in October 2020 to one count of “False Statement During Purchase of Firearm.” Leggett admitted to making a false statement to purchase a firearm in Mineral County in November 2019.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated March 8, 2021

Firearms Offenses