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

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Smithville Man Sentenced to Time Served, Home Detention, $1,600 for Post Office Burglary

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that BRANDON ANDREW DUNCAN, age 24, formerly of Smithville, Oklahoma, was sentenced in federal court today for POST OFFICE BURGLARY, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2115. DUNCAN was given credit for time served, approximately 7 ½ months incarceration. The defendant was also sentenced to 4 months of home detention, 2 years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,636.50.

The charges arose from an investigation by the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Postal Service. DUNCAN was indicted in June, 2014 and pled guilty in September, 2014.

The Indictment alleged that between December 21, 2013, and December 23, 2013, the exact date unknown, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, BRANDON ANDREW DUNCAN, did forcibly break into a post office located at Smithville, Oklahoma, with the intent to commit a larceny in such post office.

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.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated March 13, 2015