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Stilwell Resident Sentenced For Federal Firearm Crime

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 Edmond Lewis Jr., age 41, of Stilwell, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for possessing a firearm after a felony conviction.

The charges arose from investigations by the Adair County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

On January 18, 2023, Lewis pleaded guilty to the offense.  On November 25, 2020, law enforcement conducting a traffic stop discovered Lewis, a convicted felon, with a handgun and a rifle in the car.  During the plea hearing, Lewis agreed that he knew at the time of the traffic stop that he was barred from possessing firearms.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, Chief Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing in Muskogee.  Lewis will remain in the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending transportation to a designated United States Bureau of Prisons facility to serve a non-paroleable sentence of incarceration.

Assistant United States Attorneys T. Cameron McEwen and Kevin Gross represented the United States.

Updated January 31, 2024

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