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Two Tulsa Men Sentenced To 57 Months For Crack Cocaine Distribution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2013

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today the sentencings of MARIO DUSHUN RICHARDSON, a/k/a "BIG SEXY", a/k/a "RIO", age 29 and JULLAND AUDDIS RICHARDSON, a/k/a "JACK", age 33, both of Tulsa, Oklahoma, formerly of McAlester, Oklahoma.

The defendants were indicted in August, 2012 in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Operation known as “Dealer’s Choice”. They pled guilty to a felony Information charging them with Conspiracy To Possess With Intent To Distribute And Distribute 28 Grams Or More Of A Mixture Or Substance Containing A Detectable Amount Of Cocaine Base, A/K/A Crack Cocaine, A Schedule II Controlled Substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846 and 841(b)(1)(B).

Both defendants were sentenced to 57 months imprisonment, followed by 4 years supervised release.

Charges arose from an investigation conducted by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration in cooperation with the District 18 Drug & Violent Crime Task Force, McAlester Police Department, Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Department, Krebs Police Department, Muskogee Police Department, Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The multi-jurisdictional investigation revealed that beginning in or about May 2011 and continuing until on or about April 24, 2012, the defendants conspired to knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine base, a/k/a crack cocaine within the McAlester, Oklahoma area.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge, presided over the hearings. The defendants will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which they will serve their nonparolable sentences.

This case was prosecuted under the United States Attorney’s Office, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States.

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