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Case Number: 4:20-cr-00206-GKF
Judge: Gregory K. Frizzell
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (Tulsa County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with assaulting a woman with a piece of door trim that had a nail protruding from it.
Robert Joseph Marder, 31, pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon in Indian Country. As part of the plea agreement, Marder will serve between 70 and 87 months in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell will determine the final sentence at a hearing scheduled for Nov. 5, 2021.
On May 29, 2020, Marder showed up at a former girlfriend’s home and became aggressive. The woman, accompanied by children, attempted to leave the apartment. The defendant followed her to her car, so she ran back to the apartment and locked the doors. Marder kicked in the door causing the door trim to break. He then exited the apartment but came back through a window and continued the argument. While the victim was holding a three-month old child, Marder picked up a piece of trim with a nail sticking out of it and struck the victim multiple times on her forehead, shoulder and back of the head.
During the assault, the apartment’s security officers heard screaming. After arriving at the apartment, they witnessed Marder striking the victim with the trim. Security detained Marder and called police. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Marder is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and the crime occurred within the Muscogee Nation reservation.
The FBI and Tulsa Police Department investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Justin G. Bish and Benjamin D. Hargrove are prosecuting the case.
18:1151, 1153, and 113(a)(3)-Assault With a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country
18:1151, 1153 and 21 O.S.1431(1) and 1436(1)-Burglary in the First Degree in Indian Country
Outcome: 07/14/2021 41 MINUTES of Proceedings - held before Judge Gregory K Frizzell: Change of Plea Hearing held on 7/14/2021 , guilty plea entered, setting/resetting sentencing: ( Sentencing set for 11/5/2021 at 11:00 AM before Judge Gregory K Frizzell) as to Robert Joseph Marder (Re: 11 Indictment ) (Court Reporter: Brian Neil) (clb, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 07/14/2021)
07/14/2021 42 WAIVER of Right to Trial by Jury approved by Judge Gregory K Frizzell by Robert Joseph Marder (clb, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 07/14/2021)
07/14/2021 43 PETITION to Enter Plea of Guilty and ORDER Accepting Plea by Judge Gregory K Frizzell as to Robert Joseph Marder (clb, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 07/14/2021)
07/14/2021 44 PLEA AGREEMENT as to Robert Joseph Marder (clb, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 07/14/2021)
07/14/2021 45 SEALED PLEA SUPPLEMENT (clb, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 07/14/2021)