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Okmulgee Man Sentenced To 40 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 that Brett Wayne Pigeon, age 32, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 40 months imprisonment and 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 charges arose from an investigation by the Okmulgee Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 23, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, knowingly possessed a Charles Daly, 12 gauge pump action shotgun, serial number 950658, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce. 

United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “The safety of the public is the top priority of federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies. When agencies work together, as the OPD and ATF did in this case, we are able to maximize our impact and resources and make the communities we serve safer.”

The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States. The defendant will remain in custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the non-paroleable sentence will be served.

Updated February 11, 2019

Firearms Offenses