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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Antlers Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As Sex Offender

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that PETER GLENN BAKER, age 42, of Antlers, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Failure to Register as Sex Offender, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3).

Charges arose from an investigation by the United States Marshal Service. The defendant was indicted in July, 2014.

The Indictment alleged that from in or about October 2013 until in or about December 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, the defendant, an individual required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received a felony conviction from the State of Washington on or about December 2, 2004, for the felony offense of Rape of a Child in the Third Degree, traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not more than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000 fine.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015