CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Terry L. Spradlin, 34, of Clendenin was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
According to court documents, on August 31, 2019 officers with the Dunbar Police Department encountered Spradlin before opening hours in Shawnee Park in Dunbar. Spradlin possessed a firearm which he had strapped in a holster. Spradlin admitted he was in possession of the firearm and that he knew he was prohibited from possessing firearms because he had a prior felony conviction for first degree robbery in Roane County Circuit Court.
Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the Dunbar Police Department.
United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Negar M. Kordestani handled the prosecution.
A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 2:20-cr-0161.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Southern District of West Virginia