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Tucker County woman sentenced for illegal firearms charges

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

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jamie Huffman, of Parsons, West Virginia was sentenced today to five years probation for firearms charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Huffman, age 36, pled guilty to two counts of “Theft of Firearm from Federal Firearm Licensee” in December 2017. Huffman admitted to stealing several firearms from B.F. Long & Co, a Federal Firearm Licensee, including a .38 caliber revolver, and a .40 caliber Glock pistol, and a 9mm pistol. The crimes occurred in July and August 2016 in Tucker County.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN). Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts.  PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci M. Cook prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Updated December 11, 2018

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