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Broken Bow Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Assault With Dangerous Weapon

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 ANTONIO JUAN PAREDES, age 26, of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1153, 1151 and 113(a)(3).

The charge is 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 and pled guilty in January 2016.

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 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 facility at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated June 16, 2016

Violent Crime