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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Muskogee Man Sentenced To 30 Months For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that TIMOTHY RAY CANNON, age 39, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment and 5 years supervised release for 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).

The Indictment alleged that from in or about September, 2014, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, until on or about April 13, 2016, 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 felony convictions from the State of California, in Kerns County, on or about July 20, 2000, for Sex with a Minor, and on or about December 10, 2010, for the offense of Sexual Battery: Touch for Sexual Arousal, traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

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

The Honorable Judge 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 pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which, the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

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Updated December 30, 2016