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Muskogee Man Receives Maximum 120 Month Sentence For Possession Of Stolen Firearm

January 30, 2013

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that THOMAS EDWARD IVY, JR., age 31, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to the maximum allowable of 120 months imprisonment, followed by 36 months of supervised release for a felony Information charging him with Possession of a Stolen Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(j).

Charges arose from an investigation by the Wagoner Police Department, the United States Marshal Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Violent Crime Task Force, which includes; Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, District 27 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the Tahlequah Police Department and the Muskogee Police Department. The defendant was indicted in January, 2012 and pled guilty in August, 2012.

The Information alleged that on or about October 15, 2011, the defendant, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, the following stolen firearm, one Glock, model 32, .357 sig caliber pistol 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 remains 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 Ryan Roberts represented the United States.

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