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Gans Man Sentenced To 87 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution, Firearm Possession Featured

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According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, James Wesley Jacobs, 38, of was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment, and 3 years of supervised release for Possession with intent to distribute Methamphetamine, and for Felon in Possession of a firearm.


The Indictment alleged that on or about August 30, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

 

The Indictment further alleged that on or about August 30, 2016, 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, firearms which had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce.

 

The charges arose from an investigation by the District 27 Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

 

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 custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

 

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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