Monongalia County man admits to role in firearms conspiracy | USAO-NDWV

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Brandon J. Martino, of Wadestown, West Virginia, has admitted to his role in a firearms conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Martino, age 26, pled guilty today to one count of “False Statement During Attempted Purchase of Firearm.” Martino admitted to falsifying documents to illegally purchase a 9mm pistol in May 2018 in Monongalia County.

Martino 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 Christopher L. Bauer is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.
 

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