Residents in Harrison and Monongalia counties indicted on weapons charges

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Residents in Harrison and Monongalia counties have been indicted on federal gun charges in separate incidents.

In one case, a federal grand jury indicted Stormey Lois-Hite, 25, of Anmoore, on firearms charges, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

Lois-Hite is indicted on one count of unlawful transfer of firearm to prohibited person and one count of false statement to federal agent.  Lois-Hite is accused of buying a .22 caliber pistol for a convicted felon and lying to federal agents about it.  The crimes allegedly took place in January 2018 in Harrison County, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

If convicted, Lois-Hite faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for the unlawful transfer count and up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for the false statement count.  

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

In Monongalia County, a federal grand jury indicted Brendan Boddie, 28, and Amie Pritt, 34, both of Morgantown, on firearms charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Boddie is indicted on one count of unlawful transfer of firearm to prohibited person and one count of unlawful possession of firearms by person convicted of domestic violence crime.  Boddie, having previously been convicted of domestic violence, is accused of having two pistols, two rifles and one shotgun between February and April 2018 in Monongalia County, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Pritt is indicted on one count of false statement during purchase of a firearm and one count of  unlawful transfer of firearm to prohibited person.  Pritt is accused of buying a 9mm caliber pistol for Boddie, who is prohibited from having a firearm, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

If convicted, Boddie and Pritt each face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count.

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

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