Jefferson County man sentenced for firearms charge

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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Warren Long, of Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 37 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Long, 33, pleaded guilty in June 2021 to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Long, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior conviction, admitted to having a .410 gauge shotgun in May 2020 in Jefferson County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy D. Helman prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

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

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