Tahlequah Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Use Of Cell Phone
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that CAMERON LYDELL FOSTER, Jr., age 26, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, pled guilty to an Information charging him with Unlawful Use of Communications Facility, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 843(b).
Charges arose from an investigation by 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 Information alleged that on or about February 22, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly use any communication facility, to wit: a cellular telephone, in facilitating the commission of any act or acts constituting a felony under Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(D), that is the distribution of less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service.
The statutory range of punishment is up to 4 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine.
Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.