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Wayne felon pleads guilty to having ammo

April 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON - Steven Ferguson, 40, pleaded guilty Monday to being a prohibited person while possessing ammunition, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia.

On Feb. 2, 2018, a Huntington Police officer on patrol saw a black Dodge truck, with two occupants, stuck in the mud in Rotary Park in Huntington. After the officer saw and secured a large machete and a hunting knife, Ferguson said he had a bag that contained ammunition. Ferguson was prohibited from possessing the ammunition under federal law because of a 2012 misdemeanor domestic battery second offense conviction in Cabell County Magistrate Court.

Ferguson faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced on July 15, 2019., according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.