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(a) Whoever violates Section 545.04 shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned not more than thirty days, or both.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, any person:
(1) Who has been convicted in this State or any other jurisdiction of a felony crime of violence against the person of another or of a felony sexual offense; or
(2) Who has been convicted in this State or any other jurisdiction of a felony controlled substance offense involving a Schedule I controlled substance other than marijuana, a Schedule II or a Schedule III controlled substance as such are defined in West Virginia Code 60A-2-204, 60A-2-205 and 60A- 2-206, and who possesses a firearm as such is defined in Section 545.01 shall be guilty of a felony and shall be prosecuted under appropriate State law. The provisions of Section 545.04(b) shall not apply to persons convicted of offenses referred to in this subsection or to persons convicted of a violation of this subsection.
CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF SUMMERSVILLE