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

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Eufaula Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that JOHN PAUL SHROPSHIRE, age 54, of Eufaula, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Conspiracy, in Violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.

The charge is a result of an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics. The defendant was indicted in April, 2013. An Information was filed in May, 2014.

The Information alleged that from in or about September, 2011, until on or about September 26, 2012, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally conspire, confederate and agree with others both known and unknown to commit offenses against the United States.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing and ordered the completion of a presentence and investigation report. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not more than 5 years imprisonment, and/or up to a $250,000 fine and a discretionary term of supervised release of not more than 3 years.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015