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Case Number: 6:19-cr-00089-RAW
Judge: Ronald A. White
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma (Muskogee County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office
Description: Muskogee, OK - The United States of America charged Haskell Doak Willis, age 65, with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
he Indictment alleged that on August 26, 2019, the defendant, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, and knowing of said conviction, knowingly possessed in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.
United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “The Department of Justice is committed to working with state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to make communities safer. Enforcing federal gun laws is an effective strategy to do that.”
“ATF is committed to keeping illegal firearms and Narcotics off the streets of Tahlequah. Mr Willis, as a practicing attorney, knew these risks better than anyone. He will now know what it feels like to be on the other side of the law,” stated ATF Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey C. Boshek II.
First Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States at the sentencing hearing.
18:922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2) - Felon in Possession of Firearm with Forfeiture Allegation
Outcome: Imprisonment for a term of 12 months and 1 day; Supervised Release for a term of 3 years; Special Assessment in the amount of $100.00.