U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma
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December 17, 2015

Muskogee Man Sentenced to 35 Months for Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that Steven Dwight McDaniel, age 27, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 35 months’ imprisonment and three years Supervised Release for FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2).

The charge arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 18, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, STEVEN DWIGHT MCDANIEL, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm, to-wit: one HI-Point Firearm, Model JHP, .45 ACP caliber pistol, said firearm having been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington represented the United States.

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