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Man charged with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm

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Erling Amato Lagos-Sanchez, 23, of Whitesville, WV has been charged with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. 

That is according to a press release sent to 13 News from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin's office.

On September 29, 2012, Lagos-Sanchez allegedly possessed a loaded 9-millimeter pistol, near Raleigh County.

Lagos-Sanchez faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, if convicted. 

The investigation into Lagos-Sanchez's alleged crime was conducted by the Homeland Security Investigations, the F.B.I., and the United States Marshals Service.