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Criminal Investigation | Nov. 3, 2023

Texas Resident Sentenced For Federal Firearms Crime


The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Shawn Lee Karr, age 37, of Howe, Texas, was sentenced for possession of stolen firearms. Karr was sentenced to twelve months and one day in prison for one count of Possession of Stolen Firearms, in violation of 18 U.S.C.§ 9220). The charges arose from investigations by the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), the General Services Administration - Office of Inspector General, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, with assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.