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Muskogee Man Sentenced To 120 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution, Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

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 that Gatlin Gary Morgan, age 37, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release for Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A); and for Felon In Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), and 924(a)(2). The charges arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration. 

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 8, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendant knowingly and intentionally possessed with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The Indictment also alleges that on or about October 8, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed in and affecting commerce, a Glock model 23 .40 caliber pistol and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Updated August 21, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses