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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Three Individuals Indicted In April 2015 Federal Grand Jury

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

 

CLINTON JAMES JONES, age 34, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about March 14, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant CLINTON JAMES JONES, 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, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Sallisaw Police Department, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson

 

JOSE LUIS FLORES-GARCIA, age 22, of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
a/k/a CARLOS FERNANDO

Possession of Firearm by Illegal Alien

The Indictment alleges that on or about February 18, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JOSE LUIS FLORES-GARCIA, a/k/a Carlos Fernando, then being an alien illegally and unlawfully in the United States, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm, to-wit: one Lorcin 9mm semi-automatic handgun, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the United States Department of Homeland Security. The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(5)(A), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris

 

BILLY WADE VINCENT, age 55, of Poteau, Oklahoma

Felon in Possession of Firearm

The Indictment alleges that on or about December 10, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, BILLY WADE VINCENT, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm, with an obliterated serial number, which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Poteau Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1), punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris.

Updated April 8, 2015