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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Nine Individuals Indicted In June 2015 Federal Grand Jury

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the June 2015 Federal Grand Jury.

“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury.  A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt.  A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant.  A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court.  Federal prison sentences are non-parolable.”

 

CRYSTAL DEANN AIRINGTON, age 40, of Durant, Oklahoma

THEFT BY OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES OF GAMING ESTABLISHMENT ON INDIAN LANDS

The Indictment alleges that from in or about January, 2012 to on or about December 15, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, CRYSTAL DEANN AIRINGTON, defendant herein, while an employee of the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort, did embezzle, abstract, purloin, willfully misapply, and take and carry away in excess of $1,000.00 of moneys belonging to the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort, an Indian gaming establishment operated by the Choctaw Nation in Indian Country, pursuant to an ordinance or resolution approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1168(b) and 2, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow

 

JIMMY LEWIS PERKINS, age 50, of Idabel, Oklahoma

FAILURE TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER

The Indictment alleges that from a date uncertain in or about 2013, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, until on or about March 12, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, JIMMY LEWIS PERKINS, defendant herein, an individual required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, after having received a felony conviction from the State of Oklahoma, in McCurtain County, on or about September 8, 2004, for the offense of Lewd Molestation, traveled in interstate and foreign commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

The charge arose from an investigation by the United States Marshal Service. The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2250(a)(1), 2250(a)(2)(B) and 2250(a)(3), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow

 

STANLEY RAY MIXON, age 39, of Haworth, Oklahoma

USE OF TELEPHONE TO MAKE BOMB THREAT

The Indictment alleges that on or about April 2, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, STANLEY RAY MIXON, through use of a telephone willfully made a threat to unlawfully damage and destroy a building, to-wit: the United States Post Office in Idabel, Oklahoma, by means of an explosive, in and affecting interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the McCurtain County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 844(e), punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace.

 

STEVEN KYLE DUDLEY, age 21, of Calera, Oklahoma

THEFT BY OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES OF GAMING ESTABLISHMENT ON INDIAN LANDS

The Indictment alleges that on or about July 8, 2013 until July 21, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, STEVEN KYLE DUDLEY, defendant herein, while an employee of the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort, did embezzle, abstract, purloin, willfully misapply, and take and carry away in excess of $1,000.00 of moneys belonging to the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort, an Indian gaming establishment operated by the Choctaw Nation in Indian Country, pursuant to an ordinance or resolution approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1168(b) and 2, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00 or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow

 

CHELBI GEORGE, age 42, of Tulsa, Oklahoma

POSSESSION OF A COUNTERFEIT OBLIGATION

The Indictment alleges that on or about May 5, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, CHELBI GEORGE, did with intent to defraud, possess counterfeit obligations of the United States.  The charge arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the United States Secret Service.

The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Melody Nelson

 

KEVIN BERNARD GREEN, age 35, of Muskogee, Oklahoma

ANDREANA LYNN HILL, age 37, of Muskogee, Oklahoma

ELIJAH ALFRED MAYES, JR., age 35, of Muskogee, Oklahoma

JAZZ ELLINGTON PIERCE, age 27, of Muskogee, Oklahoma

DRUG CONSPIRACY
USE OF A COMMUNICATION DEVICE IN FURTHERANCE OF DRUG TRAFFICKING
DRUG FORFEITURE

The Indictment alleges that beginning in or about 2005, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, and continuing until on or about May 8, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendants did knowingly and intentionally conspire, confederate and agree with each other, and with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to possess with intent to distribute Schedule II controlled substances and did knowingly and intentionally, and unlawfully used a communication facility, that is: telephones (cellular or otherwise), in committing, causing and facilitating acts constituting felonies under Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841 and 846, in that the defendants used the telephones to discuss various matters concerning conspiracy, distribution of cocaine and cocaine base and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, a Schedule II controlled substance.  A Drug Forfeiture charge is also included in the Indictment.

The charges are a result of an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics.  The charges are in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment; Title 21, United States Code, Section 843(b), punishable by not more than 4 years imprisonment and Title 21, United States Code, Section 853.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson.

Updated June 10, 2015