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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Muldrow Man Sentenced To 180 Months For Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that TERRY WAYNE HYATT, age 34, of Muldrow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 180 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(e)(l).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Muldrow Police Department.  The defendant was indicted in November, 2014 and pled guilty in December, 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about February 13, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, TERRY WAYNE HYATT, 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 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 the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Melody Nelson represented the United States.

Updated May 20, 2015