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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Bunch Man Sentenced To 151 Months, $395,000 For Methamphetamine And Marijuana Distribution

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that RALPH EUGENE JOHNSON, age 57, of Bunch, OK was sentenced to 151 months imprisonment and received a money judgment against in him in excess of $395,000.00, for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(C) and 841 (b)(1)(D).

Charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013 and pled guilty in October, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or about June 19, 2013 in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, RALPH EUGENE JOHNSON, did unlawfully, knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance, and a substance containing a detectable amount of Marijuana, a Schedule I Controlled Substance.

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 prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015