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Ardmore Man Sentenced to 92 Months for Methamphetamine Distribution

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 today that NIKEA PAUL LEE, age 38, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 92 months imprisonment, followed by 4 years of supervised release for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Chickasaw Lighthorse Police, the Ardmore Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The defendant was indicted in June 2014 and pled guilty in July 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about February 6, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute over five (5) grams or more of actual Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant was remanded to 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 Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated March 16, 2015