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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Tahlequah man awaits sentencing

  • Defendant admits charge, could face up to four years, $250,000 fine.
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  • The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Cameron Lydell Foster, Jr., 26, of Tahlequah, pled guilty to an information charging him with Unlawful Use of Communications Facility.
     
    Charges arose from an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Violent Crime Task Force, which includes; Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, District 27 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the Tahlequah Police Department and the Muskogee Police Department.
     
    The information alleged that on about Feb. 22, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, used a cellular telephone, in facilitating the commission of the distribution of less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
     
    The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service.
     
    The statutory range of punishment is up to 4 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000fine.

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