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Sallisaw Woman Pleads Guilty To Misprision Of A Felony

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 Judith Gay Jackson, age 70, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Misprision of a Felony, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 4, punishable by not more than 3 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The Information alleged that between on or about October 9, 2018 and January 7, 2019, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony cognizable by a court of the United States, did conceal the same by destroying a packet of counterfeit United States Federal Reserve Notes, and did not as soon as possible make known the same to some judge or other person in civil or military authority under the United States. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department and the United States Secret Service. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.   

Assistant United States Attorney Clay Compton represented the United States.

Updated March 4, 2020

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