Randolph County man admits to taking stolen items across state lines

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Travis Charles White, of Kerens, West Virginia, has admitted to charges related to taking stolen items across state lines, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

White, 43, pled guilty to one count of “Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property.” White admitted to taking more than $16,000 of stolen U.S. Savings Bonds from West Virginia to Colorado. The crime occurred in February 2017 in Randolph County.

White 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 Danae DeMasi-Lemon is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The West Virginia State Police investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.