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Broken Bow Man Sentenced To 55 Months For Possession Of Firearm, Ammunition

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 Johnny Ray Webb, age 51, of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 55 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for Felon In Possession Of Firearm and Ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2). The charges arose from an investigation by the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 14, 2018, 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 and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce. 

United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “As the Department of Justice continues to make it a priority to combat violent crime, we must continue to build and strengthen the working relationships between law enforcement agencies from local, state, tribal and federal jurisdictions. As demonstrated in this case, when we are working together to combat violent crime and other criminal activity, we are making progress toward our shared goal of public safety.”

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. First Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States. The defendant will remain in custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the non-paroleable sentence will be served.

Updated February 19, 2019

Firearms Offenses