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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Tahlequah Man Sentenced To 37 Months For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that DARRELL DEWAYNE PERRY, age 55, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release for FAILURE TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the United States Marshal Service.  The defendant was indicted in December, 2014.

The Indictment alleged that from in or about October 2014 until on or about November 20th, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, DARRELL DEWAYNE PERRY, defendant herein, an individual required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received felony convictions from the State of Oklahoma, Muskogee County, on or about September 14, 1998, for the offenses of Rape First Degree, Rape by Instrumentation and Sodomy, traveled in interstate and foreign commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

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 facility in which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016