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Ardmore Man Sentenced To 18 Months For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

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 announced that Billy Don Urango, age 27, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release for 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). The charges arose from an investigation by the United States Marshals Service. Urango was deemed one of the Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders in Texas by the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

The Indictment alleges that from in or about June 2017, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, until on or about January 3, 2018, 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 felony convictions from the State of Texas, in Grayson County, on or about February 18, 2010, for two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, one count of Indecency with a Child Exposes and one count of Indecency with a Child Sexual Contact, traveled in interstate and foreign commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Sarah McAmis represented the United States. 
 

Updated December 20, 2019

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