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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Vian Man Pleads Guilty To Maintaining Drug Involved Premises For Manufacture, Distribution And Use Of Methamphetamine

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that JAMI STALEY, a.k.a. "KOUNTRY", age 31, of Vian, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Maintaining Drug Involved Premises, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 856.

The charges are a result of an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that during the period of on or about August 1, 2012 to on or about present date, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally maintain a place at 307 Dennis St., Vian, Oklahoma, for the purpose of distributing, manufacturing and using methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not more than 20 years imprisonment, and/or up to a $500,000 fine.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015