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Pendleton County man sentenced for firearms charge

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Devin Cory Teter, of Franklin, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 48 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Teter, 33, pled guilty in January 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Teter, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior conviction, admitted to having a 12-gauge shotgun in December 2019 in Hardy County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

Updated July 29, 2021

Firearms Offenses