Kinta Man Pleads Guilty To Disposal Of Mortgaged Cattle
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that DOUGLAS TRENT McDONALD, age 55, of Kinta, Oklahoma, pled guilty to an Information charging him with Disposal of Mortgaged Property, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 658.
The charges arose from an investigation by the United States Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency.
The Information alleged that during the period of on or about August 12, 2010 to on or about June 6, 2012, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, DOUGLAS TRENT McDONALD, knowingly and with intent to defraud, did willfully conceal, remove, dispose of, or converted to his own use certain property, to-wit: cattle, having a value in excess of $1,000.00, and which was, at the time of said disposition, mortgaged, pledged to and held by, United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Service Agency.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the defendant’s guilty plea, and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled upon its completion. The defendant remains on bond pending sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Ryan Roberts represented the United States.