HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Tyson Davis, Sr., 42, of Huntington pleaded guilty today to possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
According to court documents, on April 17, 2019, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at a 9th Avenue residence in Huntington and found Davis seated on the couch. Officers recovered a loaded Glock 23 .40 caliber pistol from under a cushion on the couch. Officers also located distribution amounts of a heroin and fentanyl mixture and methamphetamine. Later in a Mirandized interview, Davis admitted to possessing the firearm.
Davis faces a minimum mandatory five years in prison when sentenced on August 16, 2021.
Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement. Assistant United States Attorneys Ryan A. Keefe and R. Gregory McVey are handling the prosecution.
The Huntington Violent Crime Drug Task Force and the Huntington Police Department conducted the investigation.
United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers presided over the hearing.
A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:19-cr-0140.