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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Christopher J. Wilson, United States Attorney
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Oklahoma City Resident Sentenced for Federal Firearm Charge

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Lebron Earl Samuels, age 41, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 72 months for one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

The charge arose from an investigation by the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, the Oklahoma City Police Department, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

On September 7, 2023, Samuels pleaded guilty to the charge.  According to investigators, on July 12, 2022, Samuels was discovered in possession of a 9mm pistol and a loaded extended magazine after a high-speed pursuit in which Samuels tried to evade arrest on an outstanding warrant.  At the time of the possession, Samuels had been previously convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, Chief Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearings.  Samuels was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Joshua Satter represented the United States.

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