CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Carlentez McDaniel, of Morgantown, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.
McDaniel, 32, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” McDaniel, who is prohibited from having a gun, admitted to having a .45 caliber Glock pistol in February 2020 in Monongalia County.
McDaniel 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 Sarah E. Wagner 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.