United States v. Randall Erwin

Court:United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Case No:6:08-cr-00033-FHS

Randall Erwin served 12 years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1992 through 2004. Over the years Mr. Erwin rose in his level of rank and respect amongst his peers. During the 2002-2004 legislative sessions Mr. Erwin served as Chairman on the Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Regulatory Services. In 2008 Mr. Erwin was indicted on seven counts related to allegations that as an Oklahoma Representative Mr. Erwin conspired to illegally funnel Oklahoma state money to private businesses owned by Steve Phipps in exchange for “kickbacks”. A five-day trial was held from April 20-24, 2009.

Outcome:

On April 24, 2009, the jury found Mr. Erwin not guilty on all counts of the indictment.