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Ada Resident Pleads Guilty To Obstruction Of Justice

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announces that David Henry Vick, Jr., age 38, of Ada, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to an Information charging him with Obstruction of the Due Administration of Justice.

The Information alleged that in June and July of 2023, Vick twice corruptly influenced, obstructed, and impeded the due administration of justice by causing and inducing an individual from appearing before two empaneled federal grand juries in the Eastern District of Oklahoma.  At the plea hearing, Vick admitted that when he learned that the potential witness had been subpoenaed to testify before empaneled grand juries in June and July of 2023, he directed the individual to not appear or testify.  Due to Vick’s inducements, the witness failed to appear to testify.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Ada Police Department.

The Honorable D. Edward Snow, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.  Vick will remain in the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney T. Cameron McEwen represented the United States.

Updated February 14, 2024

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