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Carter County Resident Pleads Guilty To Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

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 Morris Hulen Mapp, age 70, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

According to U.S. Marshals, Mapp, a convicted sex offender, failed to alert authorities to his presence in the Eastern District of Oklahoma as required by law.  Mapp, who received felony convictions in the State of Texas in 1992 for Indecency with a Child, knowingly failed to register in the State of Oklahoma despite traveling from Texas and residing in the state from May 2022 until his arrest on May 19, 2023.

The charges arose from an investigation by the U.S. Marshal Service and the Carter County Sheriff’s Office.

The Honorable Gerald L. Jackson, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the plea in Muskogee and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.  Mapp will remain in custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Genevieve A. Ozark represented the United States.

Updated September 20, 2023

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