2 West Virginia men admit illegal gun possession
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say two West Virginia men have been convicted of illegal gun possession, which was prohibited by their prior felony convictions.
According to prosecutors, 29-year-old Jeremiah David Wallace, of Ranson, has pleaded guilty, admitting he had multiple firearms in Berkeley County in November 2015. His previous conviction was in Frederick County, Virginia.
In another case, authorities say 29-year-old Chad Aric Berry, of Ranson, pleaded guilty, admitting he had a .38-caliber pistol in September 2015 in Jefferson County, where he had a previous felony conviction.
Each could face up to 10 years in prison.