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Cherokee County Resident Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearm Crime

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 Jeffery Glenn Bocephus Robinson, age 32, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea of one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

The Indictment alleged that on November 28, 2022, Robinson, who had been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, was found in possession of a .22 rifle.

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

The Honorable Gerald L. Jackson, 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.  Robinson was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Michael R. Pahl represented the United States.

Updated July 5, 2023

Firearms Offenses