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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sallisaw Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that CLINTON JAMES JONES, age 34, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, pled guilty to FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM AND AMMUNITION, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Indictment alleges that on or about March 14, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant CLINTON JAMES JONES, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.  Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated April 27, 2015