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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wagoner Man Sentenced To 60 Months For Felon In Possession Of Explosive

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that JASON WAYNE CAREY, age 37, of Wagoner, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment, and 3 years supervised release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVE, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 842(i)(1) and 844(a)(1).

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 29, 2016, within 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 an explosive, to-wit: Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

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

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Counterterrorism
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated January 20, 2017