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Former Achille Mayor Sentenced To Federal Prison For Possessing Firearms Stolen From Police Department Evidence Room

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 David Shane Northcutt, age 42, of Achille, Oklahoma was sentenced to 24 months’ imprisonment, and 2 years of supervised release for Possession of Stolen Firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(j) and 924(a)(2). The charges arose from an investigation by the Achille Police Department, the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 5, 2019, the defendant knowingly possessed firearms which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce, knowing and having reasonable cause to believe the firearms were stolen.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. First Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States at the sentencing hearing. 

Updated June 24, 2020

Firearms Offenses
Public Corruption