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FEDERAL GRAND JURY CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2013

TULSA, OKLAHOMA— The results of the August 2013 Federal Grand Jury were announced today by Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury.  The return of an indictment is a method of informing the defendant of alleged violations which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome the defendant’s presumption of innocence.

Tyrone Taray Shaw.  Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.  Shaw, 29, of Tulsa, is accused of possessing a Romarm AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition after six prior felony convictions which included possession of marijuana and escape from confinement.  If convicted, the maximum sentence of imprisonment would be 10 years and a fine of $250,000, along with the forfeiture of the Romarm AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the lead agency.

Andres Gonzalez.  Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm in Drug Trafficking Crime.  Gonzalez, 26, of Tulsa, is accused of possession with intent to distribute 50 or more grams of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.  If convicted, the minimum mandatory sentence of imprisonment would be five years and the maximum imprisonment is 40 years, and a fine of $4,000,000.  Gonzalez shall forfeit about $1,800, one caliber pistol and ammunition.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency.

Matthew Scott Storey.  Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.  Storey, 29, of Tulsa, is accused of possession and intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, the minimum imprisonment would be 10 years for possession and the maximum imprisonment is 20 years for intent to distribute.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency.

Jesus Uzziel Rodriguez, Vincente Chipres Valencia and Francisco Reyes-Sanchez.  Drug Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.  Rodriguez, 30, of Hayward, California, Valencia, 33, of East Palo Alto, California and Reyes-Sanchez, 34, of Mounds, Oklahoma are accused of possessing and conspiring to distribute 500 grams and more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, the minimum mandatory imprisonment is 10 years with a maximum life imprisonment, and a $10,000 fine.  The lead agencies for this case are the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control and Tulsa Police Department, Special Investigative Division.

Luis Alberto Vale and Alejandro Alspuro-Bernal.  Drug Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin.  Vale, 23, and Alspuro-Bernal, 31, both of Tulsa, are accused of conspiring and possessing with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin between May and July 2013.  If convicted, the minimum mandatory imprisonment would be five years and the maximum imprisonment is 40 years, up to $5,000,000 fine, and a forfeiture of approximately $11,000.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations is the lead agency.

Edin Ayala-Lopez.  Alien in the United States After Deportation.  Ayala-Lopez, 26, was arrested in Tulsa County and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in June 2008 near New Orleans, Louisiana.  If convicted, Ayala-Lopez would face a maximum 20 years imprisonment and/or fine up to $250,000.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency of this case.

Marino Lopez-Miranda.  Alien in the United States After Deportation.  Lopez-Miranda, 53, was arrested in Tulsa County and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported near Del Rio, Texas in September 2008.  If convicted, Lopez-Miranda would face a maximum 20 years imprisonment and/or fine up to $250,000.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency of this case.

 

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