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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Muskogee Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse In Indian Country

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Solomon Lamont Horsechief, a/k/a Soloman Lamont Horsechief, age 35, of Muskogee, Oklahoma entered a guilty plea to Sexual Abuse In Indian Country, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1151, 1153, 2242(2) and 2246(2)(A), punishable by imprisonment of any term of years up to life, a fine up to $250,000.00, or both.

The Information alleged on or about March 27, 2020, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Indian Country, the defendant, an Indian, did knowingly engaged and attempted to engage in a sexual act as defined in Title 18, United States Code, Section 2246, with A.R., who was, as the defendant well knew, at that time physically incapable of declining participation in the aforementioned sexual act and who was physically incapable of communicating unwillingness to engage in the aforementioned sexual act.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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.   

Special Assistant United States Attorney Courtney Jordan represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Updated October 20, 2020