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Maryland And Arizona Residents Plead Guilty To Federal Drug Offenses

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 Devier Tamon Washington, age 24, of Arizona, and Gabriel Donte Cunningham, age 28, of Maryland, each entered guilty pleas to one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl.

The Indictment alleged that on March 29, 2022, Washington and Cunningham knowingly possessed 400 grams of fentanyl, a Schedule II controlled substance, intending to distribute it.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Roland Police Department.

The Honorable Gerald L. Jackson, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted both defendants’ pleas.  Washington and Cunningham were remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending the completion of presentence investigation reports.

Assistant United States Attorney Erin Cornell represented the United States.

Updated January 31, 2024

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