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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Seven Individuals Indicted In April 2018 Federal Grand Jury

Charges Include Firearm Possession, Drug Trafficking, Passing Counterfeiting Obligations, And Witness Tampering

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the April 2018 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.


BRIAN FREDRIC JOICE, age 39, of Muskogee, Oklahoma
Felon In Possession Of Firearm & Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about March 7, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, BRIAN FREDRIC JOICE, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition, to-wit: One (1) Smith & Wesson, .38 caliber revolver, bearing serial number K281231; and Five (5) rounds of .38 caliber ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington

 

ROSE MARIE MYERS, age 40, of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a 'HOSS', age 40, of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Drug Conspiracy
Distribution Of Methamphetamine (Two Counts Each)
Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine (Two Counts Each)
Possession Of A Firearm In Furtherance Of A Drug Trafficking Crime (Myers Only, Two Counts) 

The Indictment alleges that beginning in or about June 2016, and continuing until the date of this indictment, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendants, ROSE MARIE MYERS and JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a Hoss, did willfully and knowingly combine, conspire, confederate and agree together, and with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846 as follows: to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A), punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00 or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about May 10, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, ROSE MARIE MYERS and JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a Hoss, did knowingly and intentionally distribute 5 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not less than 5 years imprisonment, a fine up to $5,000,000.00 or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about May 15, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, ROSE MARIE MYERS and JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a Hoss, did knowingly and intentionally distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00 or both. 

The Indictment further alleges that on or about May 25, 2017, in a vehicle within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, ROSE MARIE MYERS and JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a Hoss, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00 or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about May 25, 2017, in a residence within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, ROSE MARIE MYERS and JEREMY MOORE, a/k/a Hoss, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00 or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about the May 25, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma the defendant, ROSE MARIE MYERS, did knowingly possess a firearm, that is, a black RG .38 revolver bearing the serial number Q058450, in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime for which she may be prosecuted in a court of the United States, that is, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine as alleged in Count 5, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A), in addition to the punishment in count 5, punishable by not less than 5 years imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00 or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about the May 25, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma the defendant, ROSE MARIE MYERS, did knowingly possess the following firearms, to-wit: One (1) Burgo .22 caliber revolver, bearing serial number 165575; One (1) Heritage .22 caliber revolver, bearing serial number P02239; One (1) Highpoint .40 caliber handgun, bearing serial number 7249617; One (1) Highpoint 9mm rifle, bearing serial number F96048; One (1) GWAGS Armory rifle, CAV-15, bearing serial number 13001775; One (1) S&W rifle, M&P-15, bearing serial number SP07917; One (1) Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, bearing serial number BK1810602; One (1) Mossberg 702 .22 rifle, bearing serial number L113064506; One (1) Stevens model 320 12-gauge shotgun, bearing serial number 150300J; One (1) Springfield 745c 12-gauge shotgun, serial number unknown; in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime for which she may be prosecuted in a court of the United States, that is, distribution of methamphetamine, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A), in addition to the punishment in subsequent counts, punishable by not less than 5 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. 

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington

 

NOWLIN LEE WAUGH JR., age 35, of Henryetta, Oklahoma
Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine 

The Indictment alleges that on or about March 23, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendant, NOWLIN LEE WAUGH JR., did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable quantity of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B), punishable by not less than 5 years, and not more than 40 years imprisonment, a fine up to $5,000,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow

 

ALYSSIA MARIE JAE CAREY, age 26, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Uttering A Counterfeit Obligation Of The United States (Two Counts)
Passing A Counterfeit Obligation Of The United States

The Indictment alleges that on or about November 14, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, ALYSSIA MARIE JAE CAREY, with intent to defraud, did pass, utter and publish to Clear Creek 66, 1100 E. Allen Road, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, falsely made, forged and counterfeited obligations of the United States, that is: One (1) twenty-dollar Federal Reserve Note, Series 2013, Serial No. MF57071698C, Quadrant # 2, Face Plate 66, Back Plate 46, Federal Reserve Bank B2, and One (1) twenty-dollar Federal Reserve Note, Series 2013, Serial No. MG04098161, Quadrant # 2, Face Plate 1, Back Plate 3, Federal Reserve Bank G7, which she then knew to be falsely made, forged and counterfeited, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both. 

The Indictment further alleges that on or about November 24, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, ALYSSIA MARIE JAE CAREY, with intent to defraud, did pass, utter and publish to Hit-N-Run, 1200 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, Oklahoma, a falsely made, forged and counterfeited obligation of the United States, that is: One (1) twenty-dollar Federal Reserve Note, Series:  2009, Serial No. JB14517500F, Quadrant # 2, Face Plate 218, Back Plate 156, Federal Reserve Bank B2, which she then knew to be falsely made, forged and counterfeited, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both. 

The Indictment further alleges that on or about November 25, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant, ALYSSIA MARIE JAE CAREY, with intent to defraud, did pass, utter, publish and sell to Dollar General, 18497 W. Woodard Road, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, falsely made, forged and counterfeited obligations of the United States, that is: Nine (9) five-dollar Federal Reserve Notes, Series 2006, Serial No. IB70330255H, Quadrant # 4, Face Plate 8, Back Plate 5, Federal Reserve Bank J9, which she then knew to be falsely made, forged and counterfeited, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department and the United States Secret Service.

Assistant United States Attorney John David Luton

 

NICKEY LYNN ANDERSON, age 35, of McCurtain County, Oklahoma
Felon In Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about August 5, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, NICKEY LYNN ANDERSON, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, the following firearm and ammunition, to-wit: One (1) Jimenez, Model JA-25, .25 automatic caliber pistol, serial number 059829; and Six (6) rounds G.F.L. (Giuilio Fiocchi, Lecco) .25 automatic caliber ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2) and 924(e), punishable by not more than 10 years, or not less than 15 years imprisonment if the court decides ANDERSON to be an Armed Career Criminal, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Idabel Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Assistant United States Attorney John David Luton.


JOSEPH JAY JOHNSON, age 40, of Indianapolis, Indiana
Felon In Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition
Witness Tampering

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 30, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JOSEPH JAY JOHNSON, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, the following firearm and ammunition, to-wit: One (1) Kel-Tec CNC Inc., Model P11, 9mm Luger caliber pistol, s/n: AK783; and Seven (7) rounds of Winchester brand 9mm Luger caliber FMJ ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2) and 924(e), punishable by not more than 10 years, or not less than 15 years imprisonment if the court decides JOHNSON to be an Armed Career Criminal, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both. 

The Indictment further alleges that on or about February 1, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JOSEPH JAY JOHNSON, did knowingly intimidate, threaten and corruptly persuade, and knowingly attempt to intimidate, threaten and corruptly persuade J.P. by threatening bodily harm regarding a statement to law enforcement with the intent to influence, delay and prevent the testimony of J.P. in an official proceeding, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1512(b)(1), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Assistant United States Attorney John David Luton
 

Updated April 13, 2018