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FEDERAL GRAND JURY CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS ANNOUNCED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2013

TULSA, OKLAHOMA— The results of the July 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.

Roy Dee Robinson.  Firearm Possession by a Felon.  Robinson, 52, of Vinita, Oklahoma, is charged with possessing a 20-gauge shotgun after prior convictions for burglary, driving under the influence and possessing a firearm after a felony conviction.  If convicted, the maximum sentence is a term imprisonment up to 10 years, a $250,000 fine, and the forfeiture of the shotgun involved in the offense.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency in the case.

Kennan Anthony Lamirand.  Possession of Firearm and Drug Conspiracy.  Lamirand, 33, of Tulsa, is accused of possessing a pistol with ammunition as convicted felon, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.  Upon conviction Lamirand would face a 5 year minimum to life imprisonment, up to a $5,000,000 fine and shall forfeit the pistol with ammunition. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs is the lead agency.

Wayde Martin White and John Heath Neighbors.  Possession of Synthetic Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.  White, 53, and Neighbors, 42, both of Pryor, Oklahoma, are accused of drug conspiracy and possession of synthetic marijuana XLR-11 with the intent to distribute.  Upon conviction, the defendants would face 20 years maximum imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000 fine and shall forfeit two vehicles.  Department of Homeland Security is the lead agency.

Michael Kukla.  Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, Falsified Tax Returns.  Kukla, 64, of Tulsa, is charged with wire fraud, money laundering and filing false tax returns.  Kukla owned and operated Real Estate Closing Company (RECC), and worked as a title insurance agent at First American Title Insurance Company.  The RECC maintained accounts at Arvest Bank and First American Title Insurance Company.  Kukla is accused of transferring account funds for personal expenses and defrauding the insurance company about one account which was used to transfer funds and pay outstanding payments.  From 2007-2009, Kukla filed false tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service of a lesser taxable amount than he actually earned.  Upon conviction, Kukla would face a maximum of 20 years imprisonment and shall forfeit at least $2 million dollars representing proceeds obtained as a result of the wire fraud.  The Internal Revenue Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation are the lead agencies in the case.

Christopher Matthew Campbell and Kelsey Campbell.  Drug Conspiracy and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Christopher Campbell, 30, and his wife Kelsey Campbell, 29, both of Tulsa are accused of drug conspiracy and possession of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Those counts are punishable by five to forty years and up to a $5,000,000 fine. Further, Christopher Campbell, a convicted felon, is charged with possession of a 20 gauge shotgun and ammunition, which is punishable for up to ten years and a $250,000 fine. The Government is also seeking the forfeiture of four vehicles and a shotgun.  The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Tulsa Police Department are the lead agencies.

Jorge Camacho.  Illegal Alien in Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute.  Camacho, 20, of Oklahoma City, is charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.  Upon conviction, Camacho would face up to 40 years imprisonment with minimum 5 years and $5,000,000 fine.  The Tulsa Police Department, Special Investigation Division and Drug Enforcement Administration are the lead agencies.

Stanley Eugene Hill.  Attempted Bank Robbery and Firearm Possession.  Hill, 26, of Tulsa, is charged for his participation in the September 23, 2009, attempted robbery of Arvest Bank.  He is also charged with using a firearm during the attempted bank robbery.  Upon conviction, Hill faces a statutory maximum sentence for the attempted robbery of up to twenty-five years as well as a twenty-five year minimum sentence on the firearms count.  By statute, the firearms sentence must run consecutive to any sentence imposed for Hill’s commission of the attempted robbery.

Daniel Munoz-Prieto, Keith Beets, Jerod Cody Linthicum and Javier Ponce.  Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute.  Munoz-Prieto, 30, Beets, 36, Linthicum, 29, and Ponce, 25, all of Tulsa, are charged with possessing controlled substances with intent to distribute from January 2013 until July 2013. Linthecum and Ponce are charged with possessing 50 or more grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Munoz-Prieto and Ponce are charged with possessing 500 or more grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Upon conviction, the defendants would face a mandatory 10 years minimum up to 40 years imprisonment and $1,000,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency.

Leonardo Zaavedra, Noe Vergara Wuences and Andre Zaavedra.  Drug Conspiracy and Firearms Charges.   L. Zaavedra and A. Zaavedra, 20, both of Tulsa, along with Vergara Wuences, 37, of Austin, Texas, are charged with possessing 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and with possessing firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes.  Upon conviction, the defendants would face a mandatory minimum of 5 years imprisonment up to 10 years and a $4,000,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency.

Samuel Garcia-Escalera.  Alien in the United States After Deportation.  Garcia-Escalera, 35, was arrested in Tulsa and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in February 2006 near Laredo, Texas.  Upon conviction, Garcia-Escalera would face a maximum of two years imprisonment and/or a fine of $250,000.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency in the case.

Isiah Bernard Adams.  Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.Adams, 48, of Tulsa, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender after moving from Jackson County, Missouri to Oklahoma.  If convicted, Adams maximum sentence is a term of imprisonment up to 10 years and/or a fine of $250,000.  The United States Marshals Service is the lead agency.

Shane Allen Boggs.  Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.  Boggs, 41, of Rochester, Minnesota, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender after traveling interstate.  If convicted, Boggs maximum sentence is a term of imprisonment up to 10 years and/or a fine of $250,000.  The United States Marshals Service is the lead agency.

Nicole Renee Hughes and John Wallace Hunter.  Drug Trafficking in Indian Country.  Hughes, 31, of Vinita, Oklahoma and Hunter, 68, of Bristow, Oklahoma are charged with possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in Indian Country with intent to distribute it.  If convicted, the defendants face imprisonment for maximum of 40 years and a mandatory minimum 5 years.  Additionally they face a fine of up to $5,000,000.  The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency in the case.

Darrell Robert Smith.  Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.  Smith, 29, of Tulsa, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender after traveling from Audrain County, Missouri to Oklahoma. If convicted, Smith faces 10 years imprisonment and/or a fine of $250,000.  The United States Marshals Service is the lead agency.

Ubaldo Esparza-Ortiz.  Alien in the United States After Deportation.  Esparza-Ortiz, 26, was arrested in Tulsa and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in May 2012 near Del Rio, Texas.  Upon conviction, Esparza-Ortiz would face a maximum of twenty years imprisonment.  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Edgar Hernandez Madriz.  Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition and Witness Tampering.  If convicted, Madriz faces a maximum 10 years imprisonment and $250,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Creek Nation Lighthorse Police are the lead agencies in the case.

 

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