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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Vian Man Sentenced To 57 Months For Possession Of Stolen Firearms

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that CHRISTOPHER JORDAN LEE FOREMAN, age 22, of Vian, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 57 months of imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(j) and 2, punishable by not more than 10 years of imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that from on or about August 29, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, FOREMAN did knowingly possess stolen firearms, 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, presided over the hearing. FOREMAN will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated October 21, 2016