News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 19, 2007
Contact: Sheldon J. Sperling, United States Attorney
Rob Wallace, Assistant United States Attorney

Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
Pled Guilty to Sale of Cocaine Base and Phencyclidine

JAN 19 -- MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – Sheldon J. Sperling, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CLIFFORD LAMONT DRISKELL, age 25, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 97 months imprisonment, 48 months supervised release, and ordered to pay a Special Assessment fee of $100.00 for each count. The sentences are to run concurrent.

“DRISKELL pled guilty in September 2006 to Possession with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Cocaine Base, and Possession with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Phencyclidine (PCP), in violation of Title 21, United States Code, 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(A),” recalled U.S. Attorney Sperling.

“The charges arose from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the Muskogee Police Department,” observed U.S. Attorney Sperling.

“The Honorable James H. Payne, United States District Judge in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over today’s sentencing. Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the government.”

“This case is a testimonial cooperation among Muskogee police officers, OBN agents, and DEA agents.” – Sheldon J. Sperling, United States Attorney.