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Muskogee Man Sentenced To 126 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

December 17, 2013

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that JAMES LEWIS BACCUS, age 29, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 126 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(C) and 841(b)(1)(D).

Charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The defendant was indicted in June, 2013 and pled guilty in July 2013.

The Indictment alleged that from on or about October 1, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, JAMES LEWIS BACCUS, defendant herein, did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District 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 transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

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