Hendrix Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As Sex Offender
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that ANDREW DUANE SLOAN, age 25, of Hendrix, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Failure to Register as Sex Offender, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3).
Charges arose from an investigation by the United States Marshal’s Service. SLOAN was indicted in April, 2013.
The Indictment alleged that from in or about December 2012, until on or about March 22, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, SLOAN, an individual required to register as a Sex Offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received felony convictions from the State of Oklahoma, Bryan County, on or about March 3, 2009, for the felony offenses of Rape 2nd degree and Sexual Battery (2 Counts), traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
The statutory range of punishment is not more than 10 years imprisonment and up to $250,000.00 in fines.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the defendant’s guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. A sentencing hearing will be scheduled upon its completion. SLOAN remains in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.