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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Wagoner Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that AARON EMIL WEEDEN, age 37, of Wagoner, Oklahoma, pled guilty to FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), punishable by no more than 10 years imprisonment, and up to a$250,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about November 13, 2016, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Wagoner Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. The defendant will remain in custody pending a sentencing hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated January 25, 2017