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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of West Virginia

For Immediate Release

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Bill Powell
, United States Attorney

Randolph County Man Sentenced for Possession of Illegal Explosive Material

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Brian Scott Mayle, 40, of Coalton, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 49 months incarceration for possessing an illegal explosive material, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

In July 2016, Mayle who is not a licensee or permittee, received and transported C4 explosive material in Randolph County. He pled guilty to one count of “Receipt and Transfer of Explosive Material without a License” in January 2017.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen D. Warner prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force investigated.

U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey presided.


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