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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Oklahoma City Man Sentenced To 272 Months, $37,000 Restitution For Drug Distribution, Robbery Involving Controlled Substances, 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, was sentenced to 272 months imprisonment and ordered to pay $37,958.33 in restitution for 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, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute the Schedule II Controlled Substances of: OxyContin, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine, and Fentanyl.

The Indictment further alleged that on or about December 9, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, by force and violence and by intimidation, did take 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 by robbing Ernie’s Pharmacy, located in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

The Indictment further alleged that on or about December 9, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, took a motor vehicle that had been transported, shipped, and received in interstate and foreign commerce, by force, violence, and intimidation, with the intent to cause death or serious bodily harm.

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

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.

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

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Violent Crime
Updated December 8, 2016