Berkeley County man facing firearms charges | USAO-NDWV

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Eric Timothy Gray, of Inwood, West Virginia, was indicted today on firearms charges, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Gray, 54, was indicted today on four counts of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm” and two counts of “False Statement During the Purchase of a Firearm.” Gray, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of prior felony convictions, is also accused of having multiple firearms in January 2020. He is also accused of falsifying forms to illegally purchase firearms in Berkeley County.

Gray faces up to 10 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000 for each charge. 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 Kimberley D. Crockett is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

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