MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Troy Gene Duchesne, age 29, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma was sentenced to 5 years’ probation for Felon in Possession of Firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2). The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Indictment alleged that on or about September 26, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, having previously been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, and knowing of such conviction, knowingly possessed in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.
United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “I am thankful for the strong working relationships between local and federal law enforcement agencies in the Eastern District. This investigation was a result of such relationships. We all serve better when we serve our communities together.”
The Honorable Ronald A. White, U.S. District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States at the sentencing hearing.