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Tahlequah Man Sentenced To 63 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

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 DEREK ALLEN CLELL HORNEY, age 30, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment and 5 years supervised release for POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A)(viii).

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Indictment alleged that on or about November 14, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute fifty (50) grams or more of Methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance.

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.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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