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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Muskogee Man Sentenced To 108 Months, $5,590 Restitution For Possession Of Material Involving Sexual Exploitation Of Minors

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that MARCUS WAYNE HALL, age 42, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 108 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release for Possession of Certain Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2252(a)(4)(B) and 2252(b)(2). HALL was also ordered to pay $5,590.00 in restitution.

Charges arose from an investigation by the Colorado Springs Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in June 2013 and pled guilty in February 2014.

The Indictment alleged that between in or about November 2011 and March 1, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly possess and attempt to possess matters which contained visual depictions, as that term is defined in Title 18, United States Code, Section 2256(5), the production of said visual depictions involved the use of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, as that term is defined in Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2256(2)(A)-(B), and said visual depictions were of such sexually explicit conduct, and had been transported in interstate commerce by computer.

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 Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015