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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Choctaw Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Jackson, Miss. – Daniel S. Dixon Jr. Tubby, 39, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, pled guilty Thursday before Chief United States District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to sexual abuse of a minor.  The crime occurred within the Pearl River Community of the Choctaw Indian reservation.

Judge Jordan will sentence Tubby on December 13, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in Jackson. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Choctaw Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kimberly Purdie.       

Indian Country Law and Justice
Updated September 25, 2019