Ryan Edward Offineer
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma in Muskogee announced Friday that Ryan Edward Offineer, age 41, of Muldrow pleaded guilty to possession of certain material involving the sexual exploitation of minors.
The crime is punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, or both.
The indictment alleged that beginning in about June 2013 to on or about March 7, 2018, the defendant possessed, attempted to possess and accessed with intent to view, matters which contained visual depictions involving the use of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Said visual depictions were of sexually explicit conduct and had been transported in interstate commerce by computer.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Muldrow Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). At the time of his arrest it was reported that Offineer was the coach of an independent girls’ softball team. He was not affiliated with Muldrow or any other school.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Kimberly E. West accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.
Assistant U.S. Attorney John David Luton represented the United States.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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