DOJ Seal Department of Justice  
United States Attorney John M. Bales
Eastern District of Texas

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010            PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/txe             CELL: (409) 553-9881 DIRECT: (409) 981-7902

 

FEDERAL GRAND JURY RETURNS INDICTMENTS IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

            PLANO, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced that a federal grand jury returned indictments on Mar. 10, 2010, charging multiple individuals in separate cases of federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas.

            MICHAELE LISTON, 38, of Lake Kiowa, Texas, has been indicted for possession of stolen mail.  According to the indictment, on Aug. 5, 2009, Liston, a postal employee, was in possession of a Target gift card which she is alleged to have stolen from her carrier box in Collin County, Texas.  If convicted, Liston faces up to 5 years in federal prison.

            This case is being investigated by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

            MARIE LILLIE JAMES, 44 of Denton, Texas, has been indicted for possession of stolen mail.  According to the indictment, on Nov. 21, 2009, James was in possession of mail which she is alleged to have unlawfully taken from the United States mail in Collin County, Texas.  If convicted, James faces up to 5 years in federal prison.

            This case is being investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

            JUANITA WILCOXSON, 39 of The Colony, Texas, has been indicted for possession of stolen mail.  According to the indictment, on Nov. 21, 2009, Wilcoxson was in possession of mail that she is alleged to have unlawfully taken from the United States mail in Collin County, Texas.  If convicted, Wilcoxson faces up to 5 years in federal prison.

            This case is being investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

            CLOVIS PRINCE, 59, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been indicted for perjury and bankruptcy fraud.  If convicted, Prince faces up to 5 years in federal prison.

            This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Randall Blake.

            MALCOLM WAYNE HULLETT, 48, of Frisco, Texas, IRMA LINDA NAVARRO, 34, of Irving, Texas, and RAYMOND ERWIN WELCH, 42, of Dallas, have been indicted for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  If convicted, they each face up to Life in federal prison.

            This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Maureen Smith.

            FRANCISCO CASTILLO-HERNANDEZ, 24, a Mexican National, has been indicted for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported.  If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in federal prison. 

            This case is being investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard J. Johnson.

            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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