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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Mississippi

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Lafayette County Man Imprisoned for Attempted Enticement of a Minor

Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, announced that:

Brandon Matthew Oliver, 37, of Oxford, Mississippi, was sentenced Wednesday, October 2, 2013, by U. S. District Judge Michael P. Mills, in Oxford, Mississippi.  Oliver had previously pled guilty to attempting to entice a 15 year old girl to meet him for sex in Tupelo, Mississippi, using a means of interstate communication.  Oliver was sentenced to 120 months in prison and was sentenced to 7 years supervised release following the term of imprisonment.  Oliver remained in custody and will be required to register as a sex offender when released from prison.

The case was investigated by the Tupelo, Mississippi, Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Clay Joyner.

John Marshall Alexander, Chief of Criminal Division, United States Attorney’s Office,
Oxford, Mississippi (662) 234-3351

Updated February 3, 2015