MARTINSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – One man has been sentenced for the theft and trafficking of firearms in West Virginia.
Richard Lee Tyndall, Jr., 45, of Brooklyn Park, Maryland, was sentenced to 60 months for a firearms trafficking conspiracy.
According to court documents and statements made in court, Tyndall stole 13 firearms from licensed firearms dealers in Mineral County.
Tyndall pawned several of the stolen firearms and sold one to a confidential informant.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the West Virginia State Police investigated.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government.
U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.