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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 17, 2016

McAlester Man Sentenced To 84 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that LUKE AUSTIN HOMER, age 36, of McAlester, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 84 months imprisonment for POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MORE THAN 5 GRAMS OF ACTUAL METHAMPHETAMINE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B).

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 5, 2016, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, LUKE AUSTIN HOMER, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute more than 5 grams of actual methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Pittsburg County Sherriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Honorable James H. Payne, 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 Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which, the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 18, 2016