Monongalia County man admits to federal weapons charge

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Monongalia County man has admitted to a federal firearms charge.

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Carlentez McDaniel

Carlentez McDaniel, 32, of Morgantown, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. McDaniel, who is prohibited from having a gun, admitted to having a .45 caliber Glock pistol in February 2020 in Monongalia County, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

McDaniel faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 in the incident.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.

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