A 23-year-old Enid man charged as an accessory after the fact in a December 2012 murder pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Ivan Alexander Williamson entered pleas of guilty Tuesday morning to a charge of accessory after the fact, as well as an unrelated charge of damaging a public building.
Williamson was sentenced to 20 years, with three years and seven months to serve and the remainder of the sentence suspended. He also received a one-year sentence on the other charge, which will run concurrent to the accessory charge.
He was ordered to pay court costs, $50 to the victims compensation fund, a $150 DNA fee and $11,450 in jail costs.
Williamson was charged Jan. 24, 2013, as an accessory to an Oct. 20, 2012, murder in Oklahoma City. The same gun used in the Oklahoma City murder was used in the Dec. 22, 2012, murder of Heath Crites in Enid, authorities say.
Authorities say Williamson was contacted by another man, who was asked by Ronnie Fuston — charged with murder in the deaths of Crites and Michael Donnell Rhodes of Oklahoma City — to move two guns.
Williamson led an Enid Police Department detective to one of the guns but denied any knowledge of a second weapon to police, according to an affidavit filed in the case.
A check of Williamson’s Facebook account showed he had sent private messages to another man about selling two guns, and he admitted to selling the second gun after his arrest, according to the affidavit.
The charge of damage to a public building was filed in March 2013 after damage was found in Williamson’s cell at Garfield County Detention Facility. The charge stems from a Jan. 16 incident at the jail, when Williamson attempted to sharpen a pencil on a sprinkler head in his cell, breaking the sprinkler and causing it to spray water into his cell, authorities reported.
According to an affidavit filed that case, Williamson told a deputy he was upset about his bond and charges. He said he threw a shampoo bottle at the sprinkler and thought it would be sharp enough to sharpen his pencil. When he attempted to sharpen his pencil, the sprinkler broke.
Fuston was charged March 1, 2013, with the murder of Crites. He also was charged with murder in Oklahoma County.
He is set for a preliminary hearing in the Garfield County case Wednesday.