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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ferris, TX Man Sentenced To 57 Months For Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that HARVEY LEE STONE, age 52, of Ferris, Texas, was sentenced to 57 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, the Durant Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 23, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, firearms, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Topic: 
Violent Crimes
Updated June 28, 2016