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Southern District of West Virginia

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Kanawha County Man Sentenced for Gun Crime

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that a Kanawha County man was sentenced in federal court on his conviction of felon in possession of a firearm.   Malcolm Griffin, 27, was sentenced to 46 months in prison. 

Griffin pled guilty on January 29, 2019, admitting that on July 5, 2018, he was a prohibited felon in possession of a firearm. 

The case was investigated by the Charleston Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant United States Attorney Chris Arthur handled the prosecution.  Senior United States District Judge David A. Faber imposed the sentence.




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Updated June 19, 2019