Maryland man sentenced for firearms offense

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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Alieu Crayton, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was sentenced today to 57 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Crayton, 22, pleaded guilty in September 2020 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearms.” Crayton, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, admitted to having two pistols in October 2019 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.


 

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