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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 12, 2016

Ada Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Sawed-Off Shotgun

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that JARED JAMES MOCK, age 36, of Ada, Oklahoma, pled guilty to POSSESSION OF UNREGISTERED FIREARM (SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN), in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Sections 5861(d), 5841, 5845(a) and 5871, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about December 10, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly possess a shotgun having a barrel less than 18 inches in length, which is a firearm, as defined in Title 26, United States Code, Section 5845, not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Ada Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. The defendant will remain in custody pending a sentencing hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated December 13, 2016