Judge hands Boswell man 2 years probation for theft.

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Demarius Demico Henderson, 24, of Boswell, was sentenced to 2 years of probation for Embezzlement and Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nations Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in August, 2012 and pled guilty in October, 2012.

The indictment alleged that on or about March 5, 2011, and continuing until on or about March 12, 2011, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did embezzle, steal and willfully and knowingly convert to his own use, property valued in excess of $1,000 belonging to the Choctaw Nation, an Indian tribal organization.

The Honorable James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.