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Tulsa County Resident Pleads Guilty To 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 Brayden Zane Graham, age 18, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to one count of Using, Carrying, Brandishing and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Henryetta Police Department.

The Indictment alleged that on December 29, 2022, Graham fired on a vehicle and its three passengers.  An investigation revealed that Graham attempted to overtake three passengers in a truck.  As the truck fled, Graham fired several rounds into the back of the vehicle.

The crime occurred in Okmulgee County, within the boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reservation, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

The Honorable Magistrate Judge Gerald L. Jackson, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the plea in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.  Graham was remanded to custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Jordan Howanitz represented the United States.

Updated August 24, 2023

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