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Bunch Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Postal Employee With A Deadly 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 that Jeremy Lee Poafpybitty, a/k/a “Chooch”, age 33, of Bunch, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Assaulting An Employee Of The United States With A Deadly And Dangerous Weapon in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 111(a)(1) and (b), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00, or both. 

The Indictment alleges that on or about July 24, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly, intentionally, and forcibly, with the use of a deadly and dangerous weapon, to wit: a knife, assault, oppose, impede, intimidate, and interfere with and did inflict bodily injury to an employee of the United States Postal Service while in and on account of the performance of official duties. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.  

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated February 19, 2019

Violent Crime