Huntington Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Gun Crime
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of West Virginia
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Anthony Tevan Tyner, 24, was sentenced today to 26 months in prison for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.
According to court documents, on August 29, 2019, law enforcement officers were conducting an investigation into the purchases of multiple firearms that led them to a Huntington address where Tyner lived. Tyner admitted to law enforcement that he was a daily user of marijuana. Tyner also admitted that in a nearby vehicle he had in his possession a loaded I.O. Inc. model 10-15, multi-caliber rifle.
Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston commended the investigative efforts of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force.
United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Ryan A. Keefe handled the prosecution.
A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:19-cr-00259.
Updated June 21, 2021