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Poteau Man Sentenced To 63 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

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 TOMAS CAMARGO-CHAVEZ, a/k/a Thomas Camargo, a/k/a Thomas Camargo-Chavez, a/k/a Scarface, age 39, of Poteau, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Department of Homeland Security Investigations. The defendant was indicted in January 2014 and pled guilty in May 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about September 26, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable James H. Payne, 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 of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015