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FEDERAL GRAND JURY CRIMINAL INDICTMENTS ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2014

TULSA, Okla. — The results of the May 2014 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.

Eligio Cortez-Ayvar. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Cortez-Ayvar, 25, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in April 2011 near Calexico, California. If convicted, the maximum penalty would be twenty (20) years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Jose Duran-Olmos. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Duran-Olmos, 33, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in July 2013 near Eagle Pass, Texas. If convicted, the maximum penalty would be twenty (20) years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Abel Guerra-Morataya. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Guerra-Morataya, 33, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in June 2006 near Brownsville, Texas. If convicted, the maximum penalty would be twenty (20) years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Jose Jesus Hernandez-Flores. Possession with Intent to Distribute 500 Grams or more of Methamphetamine and Alien in the United States After Deportation. Hernandez, 32, is charged with possessing more than 500 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. He is also charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in March 2011 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory minimum mandatory penalty is ten (10) years imprisonment and the maximum statutory penalty is life imprisonment and a fine up to $10,000,000 for the drug charge. The maximum penalty for Hernandez-Flores being in the United States after deportation is twenty (20) years imprisonment and a fine up to $250,000. The Drug Enforcement Administration and Tulsa Police Department are the lead agencies.

Juan Herrera. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Herrera, 38, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2010 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the maximum penalty would be twenty (20) years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

Alan Wade Hutchinson. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Hutchinson, 32, of Inola, is charged with possessing a 9mm caliber pistol and ammunition after prior felony convictions. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is ten (10) years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the lead agency.

Matthew James Mathis. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Mathis, 31, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing a 9mm caliber pistol and ammunition after a prior felony conviction. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is ten (10) years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000. The investigation is a joint effort of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Police and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Josue Saldierna-Maldonado. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Saldierna-Maldonado, 26, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2012 near Laredo, Texas. If convicted, the maximum penalty would be twenty (20) years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the lead agency.

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