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Federal Charges Include Guns, Drugs and Stolen Mail

SHERMAN, TX—United States Attorney Matthew D. Orwig announced that a federal grand jury has returned 9 indictments this week on separate cases of federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas.

            LINDOMAR NEIVA EUGENIO, 30, from Brazil, has been indicted for conspiracy to harbor and transport illegal aliens.

            If convicted, Eugenio faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

            This case is being investigated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall A. Blake.

            MICHAEL DOOMAN, 54, of Frisco, Texas, has been indicted for possession with the intent to distribute or dispense marijuana.
           
            If convicted, Dooman faces up to 40 years and a fine up to $2 million.

            This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.
           
            JAMIE DARRIN OSBOURN, 37, of Denison, has been indicted for false claims against the United States Government.

            If convicted, Osbourn faces up to five years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

            This case is being investigated by Office of the Inspector General, Office of Investigations of the United States Railroad Retirement Board and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall A. Blake.

PAULA ELAINE SMITH, 29, of Arlington, CHARLES EARL WELLS, JR., 35, of Arlington, JAYSON BUSTARDE SUMERA, 25, of Dallas, CHERYL GOODPASTER BROWN, 52, of Dallas, LATOBBIE SHANTAL LLOYD, 31, of Grand Prairie, SELENA DANITA FOSTER, 31, of Grand Prairie, LARRY JAY JONES, 32, of Grand Prairie, DONNA ELAINE BALDREE, 44, of Arlington, HOLLIE MARIE HALE, 35, of Granbury, BONNIE RAMIREZ, 60, of Arlington, SUSAN SMITH, 27, of Arlington, D’ALDO CHATMAN, 37, of Arlington, THOMAS RAMIREZ, 50, of Dallas, DANIEL MCMULLEN, 38, of Euless, RODNEY STANDARD, 35, of Duncanville and JENNIFER LYNN CLIFTON, 32, of Arlington, have been indicted for Conspiracy to Possess, Steal, or Receive Possession, Theft, or Receipt of Stolen Mail.

            If convicted, they all face up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

This case is being investigated by United States Postal Inspector’s Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stevan A. Buys.

JASON WALTER EARNHART, 24, and his brother Jonathan Michael Earnhart, 26, both of Denison, have been indicted for conspiracy to transport stolen goods, transportation of stolen goods, interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, and operating a chop shop.  

If convicted, they both face up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 on each count. This case is being investigated by FBI and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Smith.

JUAN GARCIA ARMIJO, 30, EDWIN AVELINO TURCIOS, 26, JOSE ARTURO GARCIA, 39, all illegal aliens, and ANGELINA V. ANGEL, 46, of Dallas, have been indicted for intentionally distributing, dispensing, and possessing with the intent to distribute and dispense 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine.

            If convicted, they each face 10 years to life imprisonment and a fine of up to $4 million.

This case is being investigated by DEA and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Smith.

LIONEL ANDERSON, 27, of Anna, Texas, has been indicted for possessing a firearm that was shipped or transported in interstate commerce.

If convicted, Anderson could face up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.  If Anderson has three previous convictions, he could face 15 years to life imprisonment with a fine of $250,000.

This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Errin Martin.

ANTONIO FRANCISCO WASHINGTON, 20, of McKinney, has been indicted for knowingly and intentionally distributing and dispensing over 20 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine. 

If convicted, Washington faces up to 40 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

            This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Smith.

            CHRISTOPHER LYLE TAUSEND, 45, of Aubrey, Texas, has been indicted for being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm.
           
            If convicted, Tausend faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.

            This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sam Cantrell.
             
            It is important to note that an indictment should not be considered as evidence of guilt and that all persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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