Broken Bow Man Pleads Guilty To Assault With A Dangerous Weapon
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that ANTONIO JUAN PAREDES, age 26, of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, pled guilty to ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1153, 1151 and 113(a)(3), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00 or both.
The charges are a result of an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, the Broken Bow Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in December, 2015.
The Indictment alleged that on or about July 21, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, at the Choctaw Travel Plaza in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, in Indian Country, within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, the defendant, ANTONIO JUAN PAREDES, an Indian, assaulted M.C. with a dangerous weapon, with the intent to do bodily harm.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate 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 sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.