MARTINSBURG – Chance Allen Good, of Stanley, Virginia, was sentenced Monday to 37 months incarceration for a firearms charge involving a rifle stolen in Mineral County.

MARTINSBURG – Chance Allen Good, of Stanley, Virginia, was sentenced Monday  to 37 months incarceration for a firearms charge involving a rifle stolen in Mineral County.
According to United States Attorney Bill Powell, Good, age 26, pled guilty to one count of possession of a stolen firearm in December 2018, admitting to having a stolen .22 caliber rifle in Mineral County in March 2018.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN). Project Safe Neighborhoods is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, The West Virginia State Police, and the Potomac Highlands Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force investigated.
The investigation was funded by the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program (OCDETF). The OCDETF program supplies critical federal funding and coordination that allows federal and state agencies to work together to successfully identify, investigate, and prosecute major interstate and international drug trafficking organizations and other criminal enterprises.
Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.