U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma
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March 31, 2015

Tahlequah Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Firearm Possession

MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that NATHANQUE LANORT SAVAGE, a/k/a Nathan Lenard Savage, a/k/a Nathan Leonard Savage, age 39, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1).

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. SAVAGE was Indicted and pled guilty in October, 2014.

The Indictment alleged that on or about October 29, 2013, 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, the following firearm and ammunition, to-wit: a Black .380 Bryco, model Bryco 38 Semi-Automatic handgun and two rounds of .380 caliber ammunition marked CBC, one round of .380 caliber ammunition marked Federal, one round of .380 caliber ammunition marked PMC, one round of .380 caliber ammunition marked WIN, which had been previously 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 prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

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