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Hugo Man Sentenced To 18 Months For Possession Of Explosive

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  CARNEY SCOTT HOOD, age 26, of Hugo, Oklahoma was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVE WHILE UNDER INFORMATION OR INDICTMENT, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 842(i)(1), 844(a)(1) and 2. 

The Indictment alleged that in or about January 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, while under an Information in the District Court of Choctaw County, State of Oklahoma, Case No. CF-2011-152, for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, an explosive, to-wit: ATLAS SF Electric Blasting Caps, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge was the result of an investigation by the Hugo Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant was remanded into 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 Attorneys Christopher Wilson represented the United States.

Updated February 23, 2016