5/14/2013 10:41 AM
by Nadine Grimley
CHARLESTON - A Fayette County man pleaded guilty to illegal possession of firearm in Federal Court Monday.
Jody Sowder, 37, Scarbro, was accused of illegaly possessing a gun in September at a residence on Mayfair Avenue in Oak Hill. Sowder was previously convicted of domestic battery in February of 2005 and did not have his rights to possess a firearm restored.
He faces up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing scheduled for August 21.