Convicted Felon from Detroit Indicted on Federal Firearm Charges in Huntington

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Detroit man was indicted by a federal grand jury in Huntington for being a felon in possession of firearms, according to information from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin’s office.

According to the two-count indictment, Thomas Ray III, 43, of Detroit, allegedly possessed a loaded firearm Glock .40 caliber pistol on Feb. 5, 2013, near Huntington.

The indictment also alleges that on Feb. 5, 2013, Ray possessed a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, a .22 caliber rifle and an AR-15 assault rifle near Huntington.

Ray was previously convicted of two felonies on Feb. 28, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Will County, Ill., for forcible detention/armed and for giving a false bomb/gas alarm; he did not have his rights to possess a firearm restored.

If convicted, Ray faces up to 10 years in prison.


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