Seminole Man Pleads Guilty To Assault With A Dangerous Weapon
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that TISHOMINGO MARC WALDON, age 42, of Seminole, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to Do Bodily Harm in Indian Country, in violation of Title 18, United States Code Sections 1151, 1153 and 113(a)(3).
The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013.
The Indictment alleged that on or about April 28, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, within Indian country, on Indian land held in Trust by the United States of America on behalf of an individual member of a federally recognized tribe, the defendant, an Indian, did willfully, deliberately, maliciously, with the intent to do bodily harm, strike R.W., about the head and body with a 2 inch by 4 inch piece of lumber and a boise d’arc walking stick.
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. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.
The statutory range of punishment is not more than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine. The defendant was remanded into the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.