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Bunch Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy

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 Robbie Lee Holmes, age 31, of Bunch, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, punishable by not less than 10 years and not more than life imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00, or both.

The Superseding Indictment alleged that beginning in or about September 2017, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, and continuing up to and including the date of the Superseding Indictment, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the Defendant, did knowingly and intentionally conspire, confederate and agree with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, 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 July 25, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking