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Tahlequah Man Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Providing Contraband In Prison

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 today that NATHAN LEON STANLEY BENALLY-SAM, age 21, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 3 years of probation for PROVIDING CONTRABAND IN PRISON, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1791(a)(1).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Department and the United States Marshal Service.  The defendant was indicted in June, 2015 and pled guilty in July, 2015.

The Indictment alleged that on or about February 5, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, NATHAN LEON STANLEY BENALLY-SAM, did knowingly and intentionally attempt to provide marijuana, to an inmate in a prison.

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.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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