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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Virginia man admits to firearms charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Glenn Eugene Oden, of Stephens City, Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Oden, age 39, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Oden, having a prior conviction, admitted to illegally possessing a .40 caliber pistol in May 2017 in Berkeley County.

Oden faces up to 10 years incarceration 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 Paul T. Camilletti is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
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Updated March 28, 2018