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Lone Grove Resident Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearm Charge

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 announces that Danny Ray Gordon, III, age 33, of Lone Grove, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The Indictment filed on March 13, 2024, charged Gordon with one count of Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Carter County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

At the plea hearing, Gordon admitted that on December 16, 2024, he was found in possession of a Colt, Model 1903, .32ACP caliber, semi-automatic pistol, and several rounds of ammunition.  Gordon also admitted that at the time he possessed the firearm and ammunition, he knew he had been previously convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

The Honorable Gerald L. Jackson, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.  Gordon will remain in custody of the U.S. Marshall pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney T. Cameron McEwen represented the United States.

Updated May 30, 2024

Firearms Offenses