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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Messer Man Sentenced To 105 Months For Two Counts Of Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that BRADLEY DEWAYNE BAILEY, age 39, of Messer, Oklahoma, was sentenced to concurrent terms of 105 months imprisonment, and 3 years of supervised release for two counts of FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, all in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

The Indictment alleged that on or about May 17, 2016, and on July 18, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Hugo Police Department, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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 custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated March 21, 2017