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United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009                                     PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
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FEDERAL GRAND JURY RETURNS INDICTMENTS
 IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

 

PLANO, TX—United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory announced that a federal grand jury returned indictments yesterday charging multiple individuals in separate cases of federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

RUSSELL BURRIS, 26, of The Colony, Texas has been indicted on 10 counts of bank fraud.  According to the indictment, on June 20, 2008, Burris is alleged to have deposited worthless checks into an account using the ATM at the Navy Federal Credit Union located at 6465 Preston Road in Plano, Texas.  Between June 20, 2008 and July 9, 2008, Burris made withdrawals, transfers and point-of-sale purchases from the funds in the NFCU Account in the approximate amount of $60,000.00.  If convicted, Burris faces up to 30 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the United States Secret Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Shamoil T. Shipchandler.

GENARO DELACRUZ-CARRIZALES, 40, a citizen of Mexico has been indicted for re-entry of a deported alien.  According to the indictment, on Nov. 21, 2008, Delacruz-Carrizales was found unlawfully in the United States after having been previously deported in May 2008.  If convicted, Delacruz-Carrizales faces up to 2 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

PEDRO ANTONIO SANCHEZ-HERNANDEZ, 36, a citizen of Mexico has been indicted for re-entry of a deported alien.  According to the indictment, on Dec. 3, 2008, Sanchez-Hernandez was found unlawfully in the United States after having been previously deported in May 2008.  If convicted, Sanchez-Hernandez faces up to 2 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

LANCE KENDALL HENNE, 33, of Denison, Texas, has been indicted on 10 Counts of conspiracy to possess stolen mail.  If convicted, Henne faces up to 5 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.
           
PAULETTE DYE, 38, and TONIA FLOYD, 32, both of Dallas, have been indicted and charged with conspiracy to possess counterfeit obligations.  If convicted, they each face up to 5 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the United States Secret Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

CYNTHIA MAE GARCIA, 29, and FRANCIS DENISE ANDERSON, 38, both of Aubrey, Texas, have been indicted for bank robbery and using a firearm during a crime of violence.  According to the indictment, on Dec. 4, 2008, Garcia and Anderson robbed the Denton Area Teachers Credit Union located on U.S. Hwy 377 S., in Aubrey, Denton County, Texas.  If convicted, they each face up to 20 years in federal prison.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.
 
            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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