A Fairmont resident was sentenced by Judge Irene M. Keeley on November 26 in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney Northern District of West Virginia.
Devon Miller, 34, was sentenced to 23 months in prison to be followed by two years of supervised release. Miller pleaded guilty on August 15, 2012, to felon in possession of a firearm, officials said.
Miller possessed a firearm on December 11, 2011, despite having a prior felony conviction from the Circuit Court of Marion County for delivery of a controlled substance, according to the news release.
Miller is free on bond and will self-report to the designated federal institution.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley and was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.