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

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Muskogee Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As Sex Offender

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that David William Wilcox, age 48, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Failure To Register As Sex Offender, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00, or both.

The Indictment alleged that from on or about October 21, 2018, until on or about September 16, 2019, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, the defendant, an individual required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received a felony conviction from the State of North Dakota on or about January 27, 2014, for Felony Sexual Assault, traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the United States Marshals Service. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.    

Assistant United States Attorney Sarah McAmis represented the United States.

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