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

Friday, July 18, 2014

Kingston Man Sentenced To 35 Months For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that DARRELL EDWARD LYNCH, JR., age 44, of Kingston, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 35 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release for FAILURE TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(l), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3).

The charge is a result from an investigation by the United States Marshal Service. The defendant was indicted in November 2013 and pled guilty in January 2014.

The Indictment alleged that from in or about May 2009 until on or about October 2, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, DARRELL EDWARD LYNCH, JR., an individual required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received a felony conviction from the State of Texas, Dallas County, on or about May 7, 1998, for the offense of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Child Under 14 years, First Degree, traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

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 will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015