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McAlester Man Sentenced To 70 Months For Possession Of Firearm, 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 Kody Oscar Maynard, age 31, of McAlester, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 70 months’ imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for Felon In Possession Of Firearm & Ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2). The charges arose from an investigation by the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office, the District 18 Drug Task Force, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indictment alleged that on or about May 8, 2018, within 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 Bushmaster Firearms International, Model XM15-E2S, .223-5.56mm caliber, semi-automatic rifle, a Stoeger, Model 2000, 12-gauge semi-automatic weapon made from a shotgun, and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce. 

United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said.  “The members of this office and our federal law enforcement partners are committed to assisting local agencies combat violent crime. Enforcement of federal firearms statutes against those who have a history of violent felony convictions is one way we are able to help police and sheriff’s departments, district attorneys, and other agencies that have public safety as a top priority.” 
The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated August 21, 2019

Firearms Offenses