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

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Antlers Man Sentenced To 15 Months For Firearm Possession

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that TROY LYNN HUGHES, age 54, of Antlers, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(l).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the District 17 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, Pushmataha County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The defendant was indicted in November, 2013 and pled guilty in April 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about September 13, 2012, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, firearms which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

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.

Updated March 12, 2015