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Mayes County Felon Sentenced to 15 Years for Possessing Multiple Firearms and Over 1,000 Rounds of Ammunition

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla.–Roy James Hudson, 29, of Mayes County, Okla., was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Claire V. Eagan to 15 years in prison for being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, announced United States Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. of the Northern District of Oklahoma.

On October 10, 2014, Mayes County Sheriff’s deputies searched Hudson’s home pursuant to a search warrant.  The deputies found 12 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition.  Nine of the recovered firearms had been stolen in a residential burglary earlier in the week. Two of the firearms, a shotgun and a rifle, had been shortened below the legal limit.  Hudson had multiple prior felony convictions including three for burglary and one for escape.

This case was investigated by the Mayes County Sheriff’s Office, the Pryor Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric O. Johnston prosecuted on behalf of the United States.      


Updated December 8, 2015