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Tulsa Man Sentenced To 30 Months For Firearm Possession

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 JOSHUA JOHN KILLBLANE, age 33, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

The Indictment alleged that on or about May 21, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, JOSHUA JOHN KILLBLANE, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, firearms, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The defendant pled guilty in November, 2015.

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 at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington represented the United States.

Updated March 28, 2016

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