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Hartshorne Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution Featured

Written by  Thursday, 11 October 2018 23:17
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MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Paul Dean Cantrell, age 57, of Hartshorne, Oklahoma, entered a guilty plea to Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine, or both. 

The Indictment alleged that on or about January 28, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.  

The charges arose from an investigation by the District 18 Narcotics Task Force and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States.


David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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