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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 2, 2015

McAlester Man Sentenced To 188 Months For 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, was sentenced to 188 months imprisonment and 5 years supervised release for 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 and pled guilty in November, 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 Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in 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 Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated July 2, 2015