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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Doraville, Georgia, Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Marcos Antonio Lopez, age 27, of Doraville, Georgia, pled guilty to Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A), punishable by not less than 10 years or more than life imprisonment, up to a $10,000,000.00 fine, or both.
               
The Indictment alleged that on or about December 12, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, 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. 

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 8, 2018