Choctaw man admits he sexually abused minor on reservation

Published 4:21 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019

A member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians pleaded guilty to charges he sexually abused a minor child while on the Choctaw Indian Reservation.

Daniel S. Dixon Jr. Tubby, 39, pleaded guilty Thursday before Chief United States District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to sexual abuse of a minor.

The crime occurred within the Pearl River Community of the Choctaw Indian reservation.

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Judge Jordan will sentence Tubby at 9 a.m. on December 13, 2019, in Jackson. Tubby faces a maximum penalty of 15 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.

This case was investigated by the Choctaw Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kimberly Purdie.