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Washington, D.C. man admits to firearms charge

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

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Daquan E’mon Hunt, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 8 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Hunt, 25, pleaded guilty in March 2022 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting False Statement During Purchase of Firearm.” Hunt admitted to making false statements to illegally purchase firearms in July 2021 in Berkeley County.

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

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


Updated August 17, 2022

Firearms Offenses