Harrison County man admits to firearms violation | USAO-NDWV

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Al-Teric Garrett, of Clarksburg, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Garrett, age 28, pled guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Garrett, who was previously convicted of felony charges and prohibited from having a firearm, admitted to having a 9mm pistol in August 2019 in Harrison County.

Garrett faces up to 10 years of 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 Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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