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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Calhoun City, MS, Man Sentenced to 84 Months for Methamphetamine Distribution

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that BRANDON JEVAR PITTMAN, 32, of Calhoun City, Mississippi, was sentenced to 84 months imprisonment, followed by 4 years of supervised release for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in June 2014 and pled guilty in August 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 6, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remaining in custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which time he will serve his sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 16, 2015