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Tucker County man pleads guilty to firearms charge

A Tucker County man admitted to a firearms charge on Monday, according to officials.
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Published: Dec. 7, 2021 at 5:13 PM EST
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A Tucker County man pleaded to a firearms charge on Monday, according to officials.

Gregory Coontz, 21, of Parsons, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm on Monday, according to a release from United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

The release says Coontz, a person prohibited from having firearms, admitted to having a .38 Special Caliber revolver in July 2020 in Tucker County.

Coontz faces up to 10 years of incarceration and fine of up to $250,000, according to Ihlenfeld.

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