Man pleads guilty to federal gun crime in Charleston

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Published: Aug. 16, 2022 at 2:52 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man pleaded guilty to a federal gun crime that happened in Charleston more than two years ago.

Scott Snook, 47, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, pleaded guilty to being a felon with a gun.

According to court documents from the United States Department of Justice, Snook admitted to having the gun in Charleston on August 3, 2020.

Investigators said Snook had a previous felony conviction for possession with intent to deliver heroin in Kanawha County Circuit Court on November 14, 2017.

Snook is set to be sentenced November 17, 2022 and faces a maximum 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000.

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