Haworth Man Pleads Guilty to Use of Telephone to Make Bomb Threat
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that STANLEY RAY MIXON, age 39, of Haworth, Oklahoma, pled guilty to USE OF TELEPHONE TO MAKE BOMB THREAT, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 844(e), punishable by up to 10 years’ imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.
The Indictment alleged that on or about April 2, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, STANLEY RAY MIXON, through use of a telephone willfully made a threat to unlawfully damage and destroy a building, to-wit: the United States Post Office in Idabel, Oklahoma, by means of an explosive, in and affecting interstate commerce.
The charges arose from an investigation by the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Department, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, 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 defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.
Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.