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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 25, 2016

Oklahoma City Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession, Robbery And Carjacking

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that JEREMY DWAYNE LAVORCHEK, age 28, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, pled guilty to POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C); ROBBERY INVOLVING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2118(a) and CARJACKING, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2119(1).

The Indictment alleged that on or about December 9, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JEREMY DWAYNE LAVORCHEK, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute Schedule II controlled substances, to-wit: OxyContin, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine, and Fentanyl and did take by force, violence and intimidation, from the person or presence of another, a material or compound containing any quantity of a controlled substance with a replacement cost of not less than $500 belonging to or in the care, custody, control and possession of a person registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration under Section 302 of the Controlled Substances Act.  It is further alleged that the defendant took by force, violence, and intimidation, with the intent to cause death or serious bodily harm, a motor vehicle from a person and that vehicle, a 2011 Honda Pilot, had been transported, shipped, and received in interstate and foreign commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, 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.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment on Count 1 is not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $1,000,000.00 or both; Count 2, not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2119(1) and Count 3, up to 15 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Violent Crime
Updated August 1, 2016