Judge delays trial for Tenaha couple's gun case

Roderrette McClure mug shot courtesy of TDCJ.
Roderrette McClure mug shot courtesy of TDCJ.

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A federal judge has granted a continuance in the case of a Tenaha couple accused of illegally owning guns.

The trial for Roderrette Dewrayne McClure, 39, and Jeannie Lynn McClure, 32, is set for February 6, at the Lufkin federal courthouse.

The indictment states Jeannie Lynn McClure, 32, "did sell or otherwise dispose of in and affecting commerce firearms" to a convicted felon.

The felon, Roderrette DeWrayne McClure, 39, was arrested by federal authorities in August for owning firearms.

Because Roderrette McClure was convicted of sexual assault in 1998, it is illegal for him to own a firearm. In fact, because none of the firearms were manufactured in Texas, Roderrette McClure may have violated a federal law.

Lawyers in the case have until January 23 to file any new motions for continuance.

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