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New US Attorney for Oklahoma Panhandle

Guymon, OK -- The Oklahoma Panhandle has a new US Attorney.

Sanford Coats took the oath of office as the new US Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma based out of Oklahoma City.

President Obama nominated Coats in September.

The US Senate confirmed the nomination on Christmas Eve.

Coats served as an Assistant US Attorney beginning in 2004, working as chief of the major crimes section.

John Richter stepped down in August as US Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

 

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