Grant County man faces firearms charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jeffery Allen McCurdy, of Cabins, West Virginia, was indicted today on a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

McCurdy, 33, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” McCurdy, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, is accused of having two 12-gauge shotguns and a .22 caliber long rifle in January 2021 in Grant County.

McCurdy 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 Stephen D. Warner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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