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Date: 11-04-2019

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United States of America v. Robert Given, Jr.

Case Number: 1:19-cr-00038-TSK-MJA

Judge: Michael John Aloi

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (Harrison County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Traci M. Cook

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Clarksburg, WV - Harrison County man admits to firearms violation

Robert Given, Jr., of Lost Creek, West Virginia, has admitted to a firearms violation, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Given, age 47, pled guilty to one count of “Possession of Machinegun.” Given admitted to having a machine gun in February 2019 in Harrison County.

Given faces up to 10 years 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.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN). Project Safe Neighborhoods is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Clarksburg Police Department, and the Bridgeport Police Department investigated.


Charges:


26:5861(d) POSSESSION OF AN UNLAWFUL FIREARM
(1)
18:922(o)(1) and 924(a)(2) POSSESSION OF MACHINEGUN
(2)

Outcome: 11/04/2019 19 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING PLEA OF GUILTY IN FELONY CASE as to Robert Given, Jr. Any party shall have fourteen days from the date of filing this Report and Recommendation within which to file with the Clerk of this Court, specific written objections, identifying the portions of the Report and Recommendation to which objection is made, and the basis of such objection. Signed by Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi on 11/4/19. (mh) (Copy USP, USM) (Entered: 11/04/2019)
11/04/2019 20 ORDER granting 18 PETITION FOR ACTION ON CONDITIONS OF PRETRIAL RELEASE as to Robert Given, Jr. No action at this time. Signed by District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh on 11/4/2019. (Copy to USM,USP) (dk) (Entered: 11/04/2019)

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