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Fort Towson Man Sentenced To 15 Months For Firearm Possession

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2013

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CHARLES SAM DAVIS, II, age 47, of Fort Towson, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, followed by 24 months 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 Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, the Hugo Police Department, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department and the District 17 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force. The defendant was indicted in July, 2012 and was found guilty by a federal jury in September, 2012.

The evidence presented at trial proved that on or about December 9, 2011, in Fort Towson, Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed in and affecting commerce, the following firearm; one Taurus, .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun and said firearm 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 trial and 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 Kyle Waters represented the United States.

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