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December Grand Jury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 11, 2013

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 21 indictments charging 22 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

*          Jose Abel-Davila, age 27, of Omaha,  is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about October 11, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Fidelsi Alvarez, age 35, of Bellevue, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about December 2, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Franklin A. Ansu, age 30, of La Vista, Nebraska is charged in a three-count  Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges Ansu with submitting a false document to the United States Air Force at Offutt Air Force Base in the District of Nebraska on or about May 16, 2011.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 5 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges the defendant with submitting a false statement  to the United States Office of Personnel Management Investigations Service at Offutt Air Force Base on or about May 24, 2011.  The maximum  possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 5 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count III of the Indictment charges Ansu with aiding and abetting the misuse of a Social Security Number from on or about December 31, 2009 through on or about September 25, 2010.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 5 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Richard Allen Brownrigg, age 58, of  Winnebago, Nebraska is charged with resisting and interfering with a police officer of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on or about November 2, 2013.    The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 20 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Dana Lee Dick, age 57, of Macy, Nebraska, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I charges the defendant with assault with a deadly weapon on or about October 27, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II charges the defendant with felony child abuse on or about October 27, 2013.  The  maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 5 years, a fine of $10,000, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          David C. Evans, age 35, of Omaha, is charged in a two-count indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges Evans with receipt of child pornography from on or about July 11, 2012 and continuing until November 14, 2012.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years or more than 20 years, a $250,000 fine, supervised release for life, and a $100 special assessment.  Evans is charged in Count II of the Indictment with possession of child pornography from on or about July 11, 2012, and continuing until November 14, 2012.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, supervised release for life, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Brandon Lamar Ford, also known as Gotti, age 28, of Lincoln, is charged in a six-count indictment. Counts I, III and IV charges Ford with distribution of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base on or about August 23, September 10, and September 23, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 20 years,  a $1 million fine, 3 years supervised release and a $100 special assessment for each count. Counts II and V charge Ford with distribution of a mixture or substance containing cocaine base within 1000 feet of an elementary school on or about August 28, 2013 and November 19, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 1 year or more than 40 years, a $2 million fine, 6 years of supervised  release, and a $100 special assessment for each count.  Count VI of the Indictment alleges that on or about November 19, 2013, Brandon Lamar Ford possessed a Ruger 9 millimeter pistol, during, in relation to, and in furtherance of the drug trafficking offense alleged in Count V. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to life to be served consecutive to any other sentence imposed, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. The indictment also alleges any and all property constituting or derived from any proceeds obtained directly or indirectly as a result of the violation alleged in Count V of the indictment, including but not limited to: $437.00 in United States currency, should be forfeited to the United States.

*          Loni Lee Frenchman, age 33, of Winnebago, Nebraska, is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on or about October 23, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. 

*          Luis Garcia-Guzman, age 29, is charged in a six-count Indictment.  Count I of the indictment charges Garcia-Guzman with possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of actual methamphetamine on or about October 7, 2013. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to 40 years, a $5 million fine, a 4 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment.   Counts II, and III and VI allege that on or about August 15 and 19, 2013 and September 27, 2013, the defendant distributed a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine. The maximum possible penalty if convicted for each count is imprisonment of up to 20 years, a $1 million fine, a 5 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. Counts IV and V of the Indictment allege that on or about September 5 and 12, 2013 the defendant distributed 5 grams or more of actual methamphetamine. The maximum possible penalty is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to 40 years, a $5 million fine, a 4 year term of supervised release and a $100 special assessment.  The indictment also alleges any and all property constituting or derived from any proceeds obtained directly or indirectly as a result of the violations alleged in Counts I through VI of this Indictment, including but not limited to $422.00 in United States currency seized from the defendant, should be forfeited to the United States.

*          Jose Garcia-Martinez, age 37, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about November 9, 2013, following deportation as an aggravated felon. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 20 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Cristobal Gomez-Padilla, age 38, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about November 19, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Mateo Heredia-Sanchez, age 33, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about November 20, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Gaudencio Landa-Hernandez, age 32, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about October 10, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Noah W. Marco, age 32, of Omaha is charged with conspiring with others to distribute and possess  with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine at least as early as July 1, 2013 up to August 8, 2013. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to 40 years, a $5 million fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jason Montgomery, age 31, of Omaha is charged with possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of actual methamphetamine on November 7, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to 40 years, a $5 million fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. The indictment also alleges any and all property constituting or derived from any proceeds obtained directly or indirectly as a result of the violations alleged in Count I of this Indictment, including but not limited to, United States currency seized from the defendant, should be forfeited to the United States.

*          Roberto Sanchez Quiroz, age 28, of Sanger, California, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of heroin on or about November 20, 2013.   The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of not less than 5 years and up to 40 years, a $5 million fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.   The indictment also alleges any and all property constituting or derived from any proceeds obtained directly or indirectly as a result of the violations alleged in Count I of this Indictment, including but not limited to $14,598.78 in United States currency seized from the defendant, should be forfeited to the United States.

*          Domingo Ramos-Ramos, age 30, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about November 9, 2013, following deportation as a felon. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Grace Roland, age 46, of Magnet, Nebraska, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges Roland with embezzling funds from the Magnet Post Office in Magnet, Nebraska on or about April, 6, 2013, in an amount of more than of $1000.00.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II alleges that on or about April 6, 2013, the defendant stole United States Postal Service Money Orders.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 5 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Arman Simonyah, age 31, and Vahe Akopyan, age 27, both of Glendale, California, are charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I of the Indictment charges both Simonyah and Akopyan with possession of 32 counterfeit Wal-Mart gift cards on or about November 15, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 10 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges the defendants with illegal possession of a card-encoder on or about November 15, 2013.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 15 years, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  The indictment also alleges any and all property constituting or derived from any proceeds obtained directly or indirectly as a result of the violations alleged in Counts I and II of the Indictment, including but not limited to, $146,400.00 in United States currency seized from the defendants, should be forfeited to the United States.

*          Lisa Kay Stork, age 53, of Tekamah, Nebraska, is charged in a two-count Indictment.  Count I alleges that on or about December 28, 2009, Stork provided a false statement to the Social Security Administration.  The maximum penalty if convicted is 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.  Count II of the Indictment charges the defendant with Social Security fraud, specifically, it is alleged Stork received approximately $206,048.80 in Social Security Administration Disability Benefits to which she was not entitled beginning in or around September 22, 2002, and continuing without interruption until around May 1, 2012.  The maximum penalty if convicted is 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jose Luis Vergaro-Jimenez, age 43, of Wayne, Nebraska, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about November 24, 2013, after deportation or removal. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is imprisonment of 2 years, a $250,000 fine, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

 

 

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