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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Vian Man Sentenced To 46 Months For Firearm Possession

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CLENTON KENDALL MCCOY, age 51, of Vian, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 46 months of imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1).

Charges arose from an investigation by the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013 and pled guilty in September, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or about July 1, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, the following firearm, to-wit: one Harrington and Richardson .20 gauge single shot shotgun with no serial number, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District 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 transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015