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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Calhoun City MS Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Distribution

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that BRANDON JEVAR PITTMAN, 32, of Calhoun City, Mississippi, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in June 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 6, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.

The statutory range of punishment is not less than 5 years and not more than 40 years imprisonment and/or up to a $5,000,000.00 fine.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 19, 2015