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Moore Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy (Methamphetamine Distribution)

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 today that MICHAEL ALLEN COOPER, age 39, of Moore, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A).

The charge arose from an investigation by the District 16 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the United States Postal Service. The defendant was indicted in June 2014.

The Indictment alleged that from in or about June 2013 until on or about April 9, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did willfully and knowingly combine, conspire, confederate and agree together, and with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute and distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.

The statutory range of punishment is Life imprisonment and/or up to a $10,000,000.00 fine.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn represented the United States.

Updated March 19, 2015