Three Individuals Plead Guilty To Firearms Theft, Possession
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that JIMMY DON McCOY, JR., age 25, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and GREGORY McINTYRE, age 19, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, pled guilty to STEALING FIREARMS FROM A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSED DEALER, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 924(m) and 2, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to $250,000.00 fine or both. CHRISTOPHER JORDAN LEE FOREMAN, age 22, of Vian, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Possession of Stolen Firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(j) and 2, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.
The Indictment alleged that from on or about August 29, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, MCCOY and MCINTYRE did knowingly steal from Gems Gun & Pawn, a federal licensed firearms dealer, firearms and FOREMAN did knowingly possess stolen firearms, all of which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce either before or after being stolen.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the pleas and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation reports. The defendants will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.