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

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Seminole Man Sentenced To 33 Months For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that TISHOMINGO MARC WALDON, age 43, of Seminole, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 33 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to Do Bodily Harm in Indian Country, in violation of Title 18, United States Code Sections 1151, 1153 and 113(a)(3).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013 and pled guilty in September, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or about April 28, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, within Indian country, on Indian land held in Trust by the United States of America on behalf of an individual member of a federally recognized tribe, the defendant, an Indian, did willfully, deliberately, maliciously, with the intent to do bodily harm, strike R.W., about the head and body with a 2 inch by 4 inch piece of lumber and a boise d’arc walking stick.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, 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 Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015