Court Revokes Supervised Release of Tonkawa Man

Court Revokes Supervised Release of Tonkawa Man

ICTMN Staff
11/9/11

On November 4, Tonner Gene Warrior, 31, from Tonkawa, Oklahoma, who was convicted of assault resulting in serious bodily injury within Indian country was revoked of a supervised release by United States District Judge Tim Leonard.

Sanford Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma made the announcement.

Warrior, a member of the Tonkawa Tribe, was arguing with his girlfriend on October 9, 2008 at a residence on the Fort Oakland Reserve, near Tonkawa. During the argument, Warrior struck his girlfriend with a baseball bat. He was arrested on October 21, 2008 and charged within Indian country. Warrior pled guilty on January 6, 2009 and was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release on May 8, 2009.

Following his supervised release on July 5, the court found the following

  • He consumed alcohol on July 7
  • Made inappropriate comments to his probation officer
  • Failed to submit a urine specimen as required on August 30 and September 19
  • Tested positive for cocaine use on September 12
  • Failed to report for therapeutic services as directed on September 15
  • Failed to report to residential substance abuse treatment directed by his probation officer on September 16

As a result, Leonard revoked his release and ordered him to serve eight months in prison.

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