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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Twelve Individuals Indicted In February 2019 Federal Grand Jury

Charges Include Drug Distribution, Firearm Possession, Wire Fraud And Illegal Reentry

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the February 2019 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.


RAUL ALEXIS GAMEZ-GARCIA, age 25, of Hermosillo, Senora, Mexico
DIANA LAURA GAMEZ-GARCIA, age 20, of Hermosillo, Senora, Mexico

Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 7, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, RAUL ALEXIS GAMEZ-GARCIA and DIANA LAURA GAMEZ-GARCIA, 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 and not more than life imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00, or both.

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

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington

 

CARLOS FRANCISCO LAINEZ, age 34, of Las Vegas, Nevada

Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

The Indictment alleges that on or about February 3, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, CARLOS FRANCISCO LAINEZ, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A), punishable by not less than 10 years and not more than life imprisonment, a fine up to $10,000,000.00, or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Assistant United States Attorney Kristin Harrington

 

DUANE ALLYN BUNDY, age 40, of McAlester, Oklahoma

Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine
Possession Of A Firearm In Furtherance Of A Drug Trafficking Crime

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 30, 2019, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, DUANE ALLYN BUNDY, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $1,000,000.00, or both.

The Indictment further alleges that on or about January 30, 2019, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, DUANE ALLYN BUNDY, did knowingly possess a firearm, to wit: one (1) Taurus, Model TCP, .380 caliber, semi-automatic pistol, serial number 79704B, in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime for which he may be prosecuted in a court of the United States, that is, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine as alleged in Count One, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c), punishable by not less than 5 years imprisonment to run consecutive to any other term of imprisonment imposed, a fine up to $250,000.00 or both.

The charges arose from an investigation by the McAlester Police Department, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Courtney Jordan

 

DARRELL DEWAYNE ROBERTS Jr., age 31, of Alma, Arkansas

Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

The Indictment alleges that on or about December 31, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendant, DARRELL DEWAYNE ROBERTS Jr., did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount 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 Roland Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow

 

JOSE SEBASTIAN-BELLO, age 51, of Mexico
a/k/a Victor Antonio Martinez
a/k/a Anthony Casen
a/k/a Victor Martinez-Gonzalez
a/k/a Jose Antonio-Ignacio
a/k/a Lorenzo Castro Romero
a/k/a Mario Diago Diego

Illegal Reentry Of Previously Removed Alien

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 1, 2018, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, JOSE SEBASTIAN-BELLO, a/k/a Victor Antonio Martinez, a/k/a Anthony Casen, a/k/a Victor Martinez-Gonzalez, a/k/a Jose Antonio-Ignacio, a/k/a Lorenzo Castro Romero, a/k/a Mario Diago Diego, an alien, was found to be knowingly in the United States after having been removed from the United States on or about June 10, 2015, at or near Laredo, Texas, and not having obtained the express consent of the Attorney General of the United States or the Secretary of Homeland Security to reapply for admission into the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Sections 1326(a) and 1326(b), 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 Ardmore Police Department and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

First Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson

 

RHETT STEVEN RAGLAND, age 23, of Ada, Oklahoma

Felon In Possession Of Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 30, 2018, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma the defendant, RHETT STEVEN RAGLAND, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, ammunition, to-wit: Seven (7) rounds of Giulio, Fiocchi and Lecco brand 9mm Luger caliber ammunition, which had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign 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 Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Assistant United States Attorney Sarah McAmis

 

MIKE DOUGLAS NOLAN, age 59, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Wire Fraud

The Superseding Indictment alleges that from in or about June 2011, and continuing until in or about May 2012, the defendant, MIKE DOUGLAS NOLAN, devised and intended to devise, executed and attempted to execute, a scheme to obtain money by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace

 

LIEUTENANT SKYLARE HOLSTICK, age 36, of Birmingham, Alabama
SHARA TYESHA CUMINS, age 29, of Opelika, Alabama
a/k/a Shara Tyesha Holstick

Possession With Intent To Distribute Marijuana

The Indictment alleges that on or about December 22, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, LIEUTENANT SKYLARE HOLSTICK and SHARA TYESHA CUMINS, aka SHARA TYESHA HOLSTICK, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(D) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not more than 5 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 Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris

 

GARY DON HICKS, Sr., age 51, of McAlester, Oklahoma

Felon In Possession Of Firearm (2 Counts) 

The Indictment alleges that on or about January 8, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, GARY DON HICKS Sr., having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm, to-wit: One (1) Winchester, Model 290, .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle, serial number 401103, which had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign 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 Indictment further alleges that on or about January 9, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, GARY DON HICKS Sr., having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm, to-wit: One (1) Fratelli Tanfoglio, Model E1, .22 caliber revolver, serial number E800622, which had been shipped and transported in interstate and foreign 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 Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris

 

TEION ENLYN VANDAMM, age 43, of Frederick, Maryland

Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

The Indictment alleges that on or about December 20, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, TEION ENLYN VANDAMM, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine, 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 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 Jarrod Leaman

Updated February 19, 2019