Fayette County man pleaded guilty to illegal firearm possession

Local - 5/14/2013 10:41 AM by Nadine Grimley
CHARLESTON - A Fayette County man pleaded guilty to illegal possession of firearm in Federal Court Monday.

Jody Sowder, 37, Scarbro, was accused of illegaly possessing a gun in September at a residence on Mayfair Avenue in Oak Hill.  Sowder was previously convicted of domestic battery in February of 2005 and did not have his rights to possess a firearm restored. 

He faces up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing scheduled for August 21.

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