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Two McAlester Individuals Indicted For Drug Conspiracy, Heroin Distribution Resulting In Death

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 McAlester, Oklahoma, residents Callie Marie Woolsey, age 31, and Darron Ray Aldridge, age 41, were each Indicted for Drug Conspiracy Resulting In Death, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), and for Distribution And Use Of Heroin Resulting In Death, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2.

The Indictment alleges that beginning on or about December 16, 2018 and continuing until on or about December 17, 2018, Callie Marie Woolsey and Darron Ray Aldridge knowingly and intentionally conspired together to knowingly and intentionally distribute heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance. The Indictment also alleges the defendants knowingly and intentionally distributed heroin, and serious bodily injury to and the death of A.B. resulted from use of the heroin.  

The McAlester Police Department, the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office, the District 18 Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, and the Drug Enforcement Administration each participated in the investigation that lead to the Indictment. Assistant United States Attorney Sarah McAmis represents the United States. 

The above named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury.  A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt.  A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant.  A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court.  Federal prison sentences are non-parolable. 

Updated August 13, 2019

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