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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 30, 2018

Upshur County woman admits to role in a stolen firearms conspiracy and sentenced

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Kimberly A. Warner, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, has admitted to her role in a stolen firearms and methamphetamine operation and was sentenced today to five years probation for her participation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Warner, also known as “Kimmie,” age 27, pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess Stolen Firearms.” Warner admitted to being a part of a conspiracy to steal approximately 120 firearms from a cabin in Upshur County, and barter and sell those firearms for methamphetamine and money from October 2016 to September 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives, The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, the Greater Harrison Drug &Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, the West Virginia State Police, Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, the Buckhannon Police Department, and the Weston Police Department investigated. 

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated May 1, 2018