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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 10, 2016

One Individual Indicted In November Federal Grand Jury

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the November 2016 Federal Grand Jury.

“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury.  A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt.  A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant.  A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court.  Federal prison sentences are non-parolable.”

 

NAAMAN JOE MCCOY, age 27, of Pocasset, Oklahoma

Theft in Indian Country

On or about September 13, 2016, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, within Indian country, as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 1151, the defendant, an Indian, did take and carry away, with the intent to steal and purloin, the personal property of a non-Indian, with a value exceeding $1,000.00. The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 661 and 1152, punishable by no more than 5 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Tribal Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Shelly Harrison

Topic: 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Updated November 10, 2016