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FEDERAL GRAND JURY CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2013

TULSA, OKLAHOMA— The results of the September 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.

Clemente Aquino-Guzman. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute and Illegal Alien in Possession of a Firearm. Aquino-Guzman, 34, is accused of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by an illegal alien. If convicted Aquino-Guzman faces a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment, forfeiture of the firearm, and a $1,000,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Muskogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Mario Beltran. Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.  Beltran, 32, of Tulsa, is accused of possessing a Sterling Arms .22 caliber pistol, a Jimenez Arms 9mm pistol, and forty-six rounds of ammunition after two prior felony convictions. He is also charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. If convicted, Beltran faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for the firearms count, 5 years in prison for the marijuana with intent to distribute count, forfeiture of the firearms and ammunition, and a fine of up to $250,000 per count. This case was investigated by the Tulsa Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Michael W. Couch. Embezzlement from a Labor Organization. Couch, 43, of Broken Arrow, is accused of embezzling $12,852.47 between January 2007 to March 2010 from the Sheet Metal Workers Local 270 Union where he served as business manager/financial secretary-treasurer. If convicted, Couch faces a maximum imprisonment of 5 years and a fine up to $250,000. The Department of Labor is the lead agency.

Jessica Jo Glore. Unlawful User of a Controlled Substance in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition.  Glore, 27, of Tulsa, is accused of possessing a Cobra .380 pistol and ammunition. If convicted, Glore faces a maximum 10 years imprisonment, forfeiture of the firearm and ammunition, and up to a $250,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency.

Freddie Allen Hayes. Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. Hayes, 28, of Tulsa, is accused of possessing a Cobra .380 caliber pistol, Mossberg 20 gauge shotgun, and ammunition after prior felony convictions for possession and distribution of cocaine and aggravated battery. If convicted, Hayes faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment, forfeiture of the firearms and ammunition, and a $250,000 fine. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the lead agency.

Sharon Hopper. Theft of Government Property.  Hopper, 68, of Hominy, is accused of stealing approximately $14,828 in Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration from February 2010 to December 2011. If convicted, Hopper faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration is the lead agency.

Brian Lee Larkins. Receipt and Transportation of a Firearm While Under Indictment, Possession of an Explosive While Under Indictment, and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Larkins, 40, of Tulsa, is charged with receipt and transportation of a Fegyver es Gepgyar .038 caliber pistol and possession of 305 meters of  Primacord while under indictment, and possession of methamphetamine. Primacord is a detonating cord used with explosives. If convicted of Counts 1-2, Larkins faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment, forfeiture of the firearm and wire, and/or up to $250,000 fine. If guilty of Count 3, Larkins faces a maximum penalty of 20 years imprisonment and/or a $1,000,000 fine. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Federal Bureau of Investigation are the lead investigative agencies.

Domingo Pablo Lence-Perea. Drug Conspiracy and Posessession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Lence-Perea, 58, of Kaufman, Texas, is accused of drug conspiracy and possession of 500 grams or more of Methamphetamine with intent to distribute. If convicted, Lence-Perea faces a minimum 10 years to life imprisonment, forfeiture of at least $96,200, and/or up to a $10,000,000 fine. The Drug Enforcement Administration is the lead agency.

Juan Luis Moreno-Cardoso. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Moreno-Cardoso, 27, was arrested in Tulsa County and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in May 2012 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, Moreno-Cardoso faces a maximum 20 years imprisonment and/or fine up to $250,000. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Tonni Mulrain-Williamson. Assault on Government Employee While in Performance of Duties. Mulrain-Williamson, 36, of New York, New York, is charged with physical assault of an United States Postal Service employee at the Northeast Station located in Tulsa while the employee was performing official duties. If convicted, Mulrain-Williamson faces a maximum penalty of 8 years imprisonment and a fine up to $250,000. The United States Postal Inspections Service is the lead agency.

Patricia Perez Cano. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Perez Cano, 39, was arrested in Tulsa County and charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in September 2011 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, Perez Cano faces a maximum of 20 years imprisonment and/or fine up to $250,000. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency of this case.

Shelly Roanhorse. False Statement. Roanhorse, 47, of Broken Arrow, is accused of providing falsified information on Form LM-3 Labor Organization Annual Report on behalf of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 3601. Roanhorse served as the Local 3601 treasurer and between April 2011 and June 2012 is accused of embezzling at least $4,840. If convicted, Roanhorse faces a maximum imprisonment of 5 years and a fine up to $250,000. The Department of Labor is the lead agency.

Christine Sawyer. Theft of Government Property.  Sawyer, 50, of Oilton, is accused of stealing $4,900 in Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) from July 2011 to September 2012. If convicted, Sawyer faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration is the lead agency in this case.

Ronald Everett Spivey and Kimberly Marie Haven. Coercion and Enticement of a Minor, Sex Trafficking of Children, and Interstate Trafficking and Racketeering.  Spivey, 47, of Oklahoma City, and Haven, 27, are accused of working together in a sex trafficking business with the intent to recruit and prostitute children under the age of 17 years.  Spivey is also charged with enticing and coercing a female, whom he believed to be 17 years of age, to engage in prostitution in another state. If convicted, Spivy would face a minimum of 10 years imprisonment and up to $500,000 fine, and Haven would face a maximum of 5 years imprisonment and up to $250,000 fine. The Tulsa Police Department is the lead agency.

Darlene Washington. Theft of Government Property.  Washington, 61, of Bristow, is accused of stealing approximately $71,925 in Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) from June 2007 to November 2011.  If convicted, Washington faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration is the lead agency.

Brandon G. Watters. Willfully Making a Threat Concerning Explosive Materials. Watters, 29, of Columbia, Tennessee, is charged with threatening to bomb the Miami Nation Enterprises Building in Miami, Oklahoma in July 2013. If convicted, Watters faces a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the investigative agency.

Angela G. Webster. Embezzlement from a Labor Organization. Webster, 36, of Tulsa, is accused of embezzling at least $13,015.39 from Carpenters Local Union 943 where she served as the office secretary with financial duties from May 2010 to March 2011. If convicted, Webster faces a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment and a fine up to $250,000. The Department of Labor is the lead agency.

Christopher Weigers. Attempted Arson and Interstate Transportation in Aid of Racketeering Enterprise (ITAR).  Weigers, 39, of Catoosa, is accused of attempted arson and interstate transportation in aid of racketeering enterprise. If convicted of the attempted arson charge, Weigers faces a minimum of 5 years up to 20 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. If convicted of the ITAR charge, the maximum penalty is 5 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Tulsa Fire Department are the lead investigative agencies.

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