Tahlequah Man Pleads Guilty To Endangering Human Life While Illegally Manufacturing Methamphetamine
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that ANDREW KELLI BRADDOCK, age 20, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Endangering Human Life While Illegally Manufacturing Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 858 and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2.
The charges are a result from an investigation by the District 27 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the Cherokee Nation Indian Child Welfare, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in March, 2013, along with BRENDA TONIECE VANN, age 54 and LISA AUTUMN SHIANN CREECH, age 23, both of Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
The Indictment alleged that beginning on about January 23, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant aided and abetted his co-defendants, to manufacture a substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, creating a substantial risk of harm to human life.
The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
The statutory range of punishment is up to ten years imprisonment, and/or a fine of up to $250,000.00.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.