Hugo Man Sentenced to 39 Months for Assault 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, was sentenced to 39 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release for 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. LINDSEY was also ordered to pay $16,087.20 in restitution.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant pled guilty in November, 2014.
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 Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.