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McAlester Man Sentenced To 60 Months For Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

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 McAlester resident Darryl Emanuel Bickham, Jr., age 34, was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release for Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition. The charges arose from an investigation by the McAlester Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indictment alleged that on or about, August 15, 2018, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed a Ruger Model P85, 9 mm caliber pistol, a firearm, and ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “Project Safe Neighborhoods continues to bring results by bringing federal law enforcement resources to assist local police agencies. Collaborative law enforcement allows agencies to maximize their effectiveness in combating violent crime. This investigation and prosecution is an example of that.”

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. Assistant United States Attorney Jarrod Leaman represented the United States. 

Updated July 3, 2019

Firearms Offenses