McLoud Man Arrested By FBI Pleads Guilty In Federal Court


Friday, June 26th 2020, 10:09 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Christopher Ledbetter, the McLoud man who was arrested in an FBI raid earlier this month, pleaded guilty in federal court to unlawfully possessing an automated machine gun Friday morning.

According to a federal complaint, the FBI learned of Ledbetter's unlawful possession of the machine gun in March.

The FBI then gathered evidence on the internet related to Ledbetter, namely a YouTube channel, that depicted him with the weapon.

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Ledbetter could face up to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. Ledbetter's sentencing will be scheduled within the next 90 days.

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Ledbetter's home was raided by dozens of FBI agents and Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers June 4. The initial investigation into Ledbetter dated back to February.

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