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Atoka Man Sentenced To 90 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution, Firearm Possession

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 DAVID EDWARD AINSWORTH, age 53, of Atoka, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 90 months imprisonment and 4 years supervised release for DISTRIBUTION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B); and to 90 months imprisonment and 3 years supervised release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), to run concurrently.

The Indictment alleged that on or about May 27, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally distribute 5 grams or more of methamphetamine (Actual), a Schedule II controlled substance.

The indictment further alleged that on or about May 27, 2015, 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, a firearm, One (1) Savage Model 94 Series M, 20 gauge weapon made from a shotgun, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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 custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Updated March 16, 2017

Drug Trafficking
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