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Muskogee Man Sentenced To 60 Months For Firearm Possession

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 today that DEAUNDRE DEANGELO CHATMAN, age 30, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crime Task Force. The defendant was indicted in February, 2016.

The Indictment alleged that on or about November 13, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The Honorable James H. Payne, 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 Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated August 25, 2016

Violent Crime