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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 24, 2014

McAlester Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Distribution

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that EDDIE A. BROWN, age 42, of McAlester, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Distribution of Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the District 18 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in September 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 20, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing and ordered the completion of a presentence and investigation report. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not less than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $10,000,000 fine.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 17, 2015