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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Okmulgee Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Stealing Firearms From Licensed Dealer

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that DILLAN JAMES PARKER, age 24, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, and 3 years of supervised release for STEALING FIREARMS FROM A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSED DEALER, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 924(m) and 2.

The Indictment alleged that on or about May 12, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly steal firearms from Richy’s Gun & Pawn, a federal licensed firearms dealer located in Checotah, Oklahoma.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Checotah Police Department, the Okmulgee Police Department, the Okmulgee District Attorney’s Office, the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office, the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Honorable 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 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): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated February 3, 2017