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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Oklahoma City Man Sentenced To 262 Months For Firearm Possession In Furtherance Of Drug Trafficking

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that DUSTIN RAY BAILEY, age 36, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 262 months imprisonment, and 5 years of supervised release for POSSESSION OF A FIREARM IN FURTHERANCE OF A DRUG TRAFFICKING CRIME, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A).

The Indictment alleged that from on or about June 27, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly possess a firearm, in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime for which he may be prosecuted in a court of the United States.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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 custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated February 13, 2017