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Morgantown man admits to unlawful possession of a firearm

Created on:   Thu, Mar 8, 2018   6:42 PM

Last modified:   Fri, Mar 9, 2018   8:04 AM

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CLARKSBURG — Wilbur Higginbotham, of Morgantown, admitted to illegally possessing a firearm, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Higginbotham, 51, pled guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. Higginbotham, having previously been convicted of heroin and illegal firearms charges in U.S. District Court and drug charges in Prince George’s County Maryland Circuit Court, admitted to having a .22 caliber firearm in Harrison County in December 2017.

Higginbotham faces up to 10 years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000.