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

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tulsa Man Sentenced To 13 Months For Firearms Theft

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, was sentenced to 13 months imprisonment for STEALING FIREARMS FROM A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSED DEALER, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 924(m) and 2.

The Indictment alleged that on or about August 29, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, MCCOY did knowingly steal firearms from Gems Gun & Pawn, a federal licensed firearms dealer, 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 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 Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated October 27, 2016