Muskogee Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 17, 2012|
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that Jesse Lawrence Warren, age 26, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, pled guilty to felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1).
The charge arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in November 2012.
The indictment alleged that on or about May 20, 2012, 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 a Glock Model 22, .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.
The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.
The statutory range of punishment is not more than 10 years’ imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000 fine.
Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.