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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Judge hands out 135 months in prison

  • Defendant who admitted drug count draws 135 months.
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  • The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Ramon Lafayette Lake, 58, of Talihina, was sentenced to 135 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribute Controlled Substances. He was indicted in June, 2012 and pled guilty in October, 2012.
     
    The indictment alleged that on or about March 2011 and continuing until in or about August 2011, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.
     
    The investigation revealed that the defendant would acquire heroin from co-defendant Landry Lakr and have them shipped via Federal Express. These shipments originated in Arizona and arrived in the Eastern District of Oklahoma. The charges were a result from an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.
     
    The Honorable Ronal A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant was remanded into the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.
     
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