Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Possession of Firearm

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty Monday to illegal possession of a firearm.

Federal prosecutors say Scott Allen Perry, 42, of South Charleston, W.Va., was charged in a one-count indictment in October 2012.

Perry admitted that in July 2012, he possessed a shotgun that had a barrel of less than 18 inches,and an overall length less than 26 inches. The gun was also was not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

Perry faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he is sentenced in April.

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