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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Gainesville, Texas, Couple Sentenced To 27 And 33 Months For Gaming Establishment Employee Theft

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CHARLES DAVID ROHRER age 37 and NATAYA SHAWN SIZEMORE, age 42, both of Gainesville, Texas, were sentenced in federal court on April 13, 2015.

ROHRER was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release and SIZEMORE to 33 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Theft by Officers or Employees of Gaming Establishment on Indian Lands, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1168(b) and 2.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  The defendants were indicted in September, 2014 and pled guilty in November, 2014.

ROHRER was remanded into the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.  SIZEMORE was ordered to report to the Bureau of Prisons on May 15, 2015.

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 11, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendants herein, aiding and abetting one another, while NATAYA SHAWN SIZEMORE was an employee of the Inn at Winstar, did embezzle and steal in excess of $1,000.00 of moneys belonging to the Inn at Winstar, an Indian gaming establishment operated by the Chickasaw Nation, pursuant to an ordinance or resolution approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearings.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated April 14, 2015