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Press Release

Sugar Grove Woman Pleads Guilty to Weapons Charge

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

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today the guilty plea of a Sugar Grove, Virginia woman on an illegal weapons charge.

Toby Anne Mock, 44, of Sugar Grove, Va., waived her right to be indicted and pled guilty today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon to a one count Information charging her with being a previously convicted felon illegally in possession of firearm.

“Keeping prohibited persons from possessing illegal firearms is a priority for this United States Attorney’s Office,” United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. said today. “Keeping communities safe from violence starts with keeping illegal firearms off the streets, even if we have to do that one gun at a time.”

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Special Assistant United States Attorney Kathleen Carnell is prosecuting the case for the United States.

Updated March 1, 2016