Two Individuals Indicted In September Federal Grand Jury
Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the September 2013 Federal Grand Jury.
“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt. A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Statutory maximum punishments are in parentheses. United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court. Federal prison sentences are non-parolable.”
MIGUEL ANGEL GUTIERREZ-CARRANZA, age 29, of Mexico
Illegal Reentry of Previously Deported Alien Subsequent to Conviction for an Aggravated Felony
The Indictment alleges that on or August 28, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, an alien, was found in the United States after having been deported and removed from the United States on or about December 3, 2011, at or near Del Rio, Texas, subsequent to a conviction for an aggravated felony in the District Court of Hughes County, Oklahoma and not having obtained the express consent of the Attorney General of the United States or his successor, the Secretary of Homeland Security, to reapply for admission to the United States.
The charge arose from an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security – Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The charges are in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Sections 1326(a) and 1326(b), punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000 fine.
Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson
MARSHA RENEE WRIGHT, age 29, of Tahlequah, OK
Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian CountryFelony Child Abuse
The Indictment alleges that on or about August 29, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, within Indian country, on land held in Trust by the United States of America on behalf of the Cherokee Nation, the defendant herein, an Indian, did knowingly and intentionally assault L.S. with intent to cause bodily harm, by ramming the vehicle Defendant was driving into a vehicle occupied by L.S., and did willfully and maliciously threaten the safety of her 3 children who were in the defendant’s vehicle by committing the conduct alleged in Count One.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Cherokee Nation Marshal Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 113(a)(3), 1151 and 1153, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine and Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1151 and 1153; Title 21, Oklahoma Statutes, Section 843.5(A) and Title 10A, Oklahoma Statutes, Section 1-1-105, punishable by up to Life imprisonment and/or up to a $5,000 fine.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris