Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Gans Man Pleads Guilty

James Wesley Jacobs, 38, of Gans has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a firearm in U.S. Court in Muskogee.

The drug crime is punishable by up to 40 years in prison, up to a $5 million fine, or both. The firearm crime is punishable by not more than 10 years in prison, up to a $250,000 fine, or both.

The Indictment alleged that on about Aug. 30 Jacobs possessed with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, and possessed firearms shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce

The charges resulted from an investigation by the District 27 Drug Task Force, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Judge Kimberly E. West in the U.S. District Court in Muskogee accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. Jacobs will remain in custody pending a sentencing hearing. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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