Barbour County man admits to firearms charge

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Calvin Crockett Mullins, of Philippi, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Mullins, 29, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Unlawful Distribution of a Firearm.” Mullins admitted to selling a 16-gauge shotgun to a person prohibited from having firearms. The crime took place in February 2020 in Barbour County.

Mullins 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 Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

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U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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