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

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Bunch Man Sentenced To 48 Months For Firearm Possession

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that JEFFERY A. LOPEZ, age 30, of Bunch, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment, followed by 24 months of supervised release for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1).

Charges arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations. The defendant was indicted in April, 2013 and pled guilty in September, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or December 11, 2012, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JEFFERY A. LOPEZ, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, the following firearm, to-wit: one Winchester model 1897 pump shotgun, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the sentencing hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015