Upshur County man sentenced for his role in a firearms conspiracy

ELKINS, W.Va. – Timothy Glen Woods, of French Creek, West Virginia, was sentenced this week to 27 months incarceration for his role in a stolen firearms conspiracy, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Woods,  28, pleaded guilty to one count of “Possession of a Firearm – Aiding and Abetting” in April 2018. Woods admitted to having 21 stolen firearms with the intent to conceal, sell, and barter the firearms in October 2016.

Woods was also ordered to pay $52,843.91, to be paid jointly with two other defendants, in restitution.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives, The Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, the Greater Harrison Drug &Violent Crime Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, the West Virginia State Police, Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, the Buckhannon Police Department, and the Weston Police Department investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.

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