Muskogee Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Firearm Possession
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that JORDAN WAYNE PARKS, age 24, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 57 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1).
Charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in March, 2015 and pled guilty in April, 2015.
The Indictment alleged that on or about June 17, 2014, 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 firearm, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, 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 prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.