Muldrow Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Failure To Register As Sex Offender
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that JOHN DEAN LOCKETT, age 44, of Muldrow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, followed by 10 years of supervised release for Failure to Register as Sex Offender, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3).
Charges arose from an investigation by the United States Marshal Service. The defendant was indicted in March, 2012 and pled guilty in August, 2012.
The Indictment alleged that from in or about August 2011 until on or about March 12, 2012, the defendant, an individual required to register as a Sex Offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received a felony conviction from the State of Oklahoma, Cherokee County, on or about July 13, 2009, for the felony offense of Lewd Molestation, traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over today’s 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.