Hugo Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that TRAVIS PAUL LINDSEY, age 24, of Hugo, Oklahoma, pled guilty to an Information charging him with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 113(a)(3), 1151 and 1152.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Information alleged that on or about October 4, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, within Indian country, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally assault T.B., an Indian, with intent to cause bodily harm, by striking him with a dangerous weapon.
The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the defendant’s guilty plea, and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled upon its completion. The defendant remains on bond pending sentencing.
The statutory range of punishment is not more than 10 years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $250,000.00.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.