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McAlester Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Manufacturing

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 JEREMY DAVID STARR, age 39, of McAlester, Oklahoma, pled guilty to MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETAMINE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B), punishable by up to 40 years, up to a $5,000,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about June 21, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JEREMY DAVID STARR, did knowingly and intentionally manufacture 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The charges arose from an investigation by the McAlester Police Department and the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Department.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.  Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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