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Pittsburg County Resident Sentenced For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon In Indian Country

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 Christopher Chad Thompson, age 32, of Amber, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for one count of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country.

The charges arose from investigations by the Quinton Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

On October 17, 2022, Thompson pleaded guilty to assaulting the victim with a dangerous weapon with the intent to cause the victim bodily harm.  According to investigators, Thompson assaulted and stabbed the victim during an altercation on January 14, 2019, causing significant bodily injury.  The crime occurred in Pittsburg County, within the boundaries of the Choctaw Nation Reservation, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearings in Muskogee.  Thompson will remain in custody of the U.S. Marshal pending transportation to a designated United States Bureau of Prisons facility to serve a non-paroleable sentence of incarceration.

Assistant United States Attorney Ryan Bondura represented the United States.

Updated November 9, 2023

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime