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Wilburton Man Sentenced To 41 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 that CESAR CAZAREZ, age 45, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 41 months 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).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Latimer County Sheriff’s Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The defendant was indicted in June, 2012 and pled guilty in July, 2012.

The Indictment alleged that on or about December 15, 2011, 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, a Taurus PT738 .380 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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