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Tulsa Resident Sentenced For Tampering With A Witness

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 Courtnei Quincyion Wells, a/k/a Cortnei Quincyion Wells, age 22, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 74 months in prison for one count of Tampering with a Witness.

The charges arose from investigations by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

On October 5, 2023, Wells pleaded guilty to the charge.  According to investigators, in April 2023, Wells sent a series of messages via social media attempting to intimidate and threaten the victim to influence, delay, or prevent testimony before a Federal grand jury.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, Chief District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing.  Wells will remain in custody of the U.S. Marshal pending transportation to a designated United States Bureau of Prisons facility to serve a non-paroleable sentence of incarceration.

Assistant United States Attorney Edith Singer represented the United States.

Updated May 30, 2024

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