For Immediate Release
Muskogee Resident Sentenced for Kidnapping and Robbery
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Ashton Marie Clark, 31, of Muskogee, was sentenced to 120 months in prison for one count of kidnapping in Indian Country and 120 months in prison for one count of robbery in Indian Country. The sentences will be served concurrently.
The charges arose from investigations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office and the Muskogee Police Department.
On Sept. 14, 2022, Clark pleaded guilty to one count of kidnapping in Indian Country and one count of robbery in Indian Country. According to investigators, on Sept. 11, 2021, Clark and her co-defendant kidnapped and assaulted one victim, and robbed another victim, stealing a car and personal items at gunpoint.
The crimes occurred in Muskogee County, within the boundaries of the Muscogee Creek Nation Reservation, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, Chief U.S. District Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing in Muskogee. Clark will remain in the custody of the U.S. Marshals pending transportation to a designated U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility to serve a non-parolable sentence of incarceration.
Assistant U.S. Attorneys Erin Cornell and Casey Richmond represented the United States.