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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 28, 2018

Two Individuals Plead Guilty To Concealment Of A Felony

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Robert Prag, age 46, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and Snaysha Russell, age 27, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, both pled guilty to Misprision Of A Felony, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 4, punishable by not more than 3 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine, or both. 

The Indictment alleged that between April 26, 2017 and June 20, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, Robert Prag and Snaysha Russell, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony cognizable by a court of the United States, to wit, Arson, did conceal the same by disposing of evidence related to the Arson, and did not as soon as possible make known the same to some judge or other person in civil or military authority under the United States.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the pleas and ordered the completion of the presentence investigation reports.  

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.
 

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Updated May 30, 2018