CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia man has admitted to his role in an illegal firearms operation.

Prosecutors say in a news release 52-year-old Tommy Calhoun[1] of Morgantown pleaded guilty in federal court in Clarksburg to one count of conspiracy to violate federal firearms laws.

The statement says Calhoun[2] admitted that in May and June 2017 he made false statements to buy firearms, traded firearms for controlled substances and transported and sold the firearms in New York.

Calhoun[3] faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing.

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