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

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

McAlester Man Sentenced To 10 Months, $30,000 For Video Voyeurism

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that KENNETH WAYDE ELKINS, age 56, of McAlester, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment, followed by 1 year of supervised release, a fine of $10,000.00 per count, $393.23 in restitution and is required to register as a sex offender for three counts of Video Voyeurism, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1801.

The charges arose from an investigation by the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant pled guilty in February 2014.

The Information alleged that between July 1, 2013 and August 14, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, the defendant, knowingly and intentionally captured images of the private areas of females without their consent while they were in an area in which they had a reasonable expectation of privacy, a restroom.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing. The defendant was remanded into 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 Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015