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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 1, 2021

United States Attorney's Office For Eastern District Of Oklahoma Obtains Forty-Six Indictments From Federal Grand Juries

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced federal grand juries sitting in Muskogee recently completed two separate August and two separate September sessions and returned forty-six felony indictments, including four superseding indictments.

From the four grand jury sessions in August and September, twenty-eight indictments were publicly filed and eighteen remain sealed pending arrest of the charged defendants. Twenty-three of the unsealed charges involve crimes arising out of Indian Country.  Six of the unsealed indictments are for murder or involuntary manslaughter, four are for sex crimes, and the balance contain allegations of assault with intent to commit murder, assault resulting in serious bodily injury, domestic violence, firearms violations, burglary, and robbery (including attempted robbery). The five unsealed non-Indian Country indictments involve possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, firearms violations, and traveling with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct.

The following indictments were returned by the federal grand juries and filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.  The information listed in brackets is the county and reservation where the crime(s) allegedly occurred.

 

Murder Cases:

United States v. Jeriah Scott Budder (superseding indictment) –  Count 1: Murder in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Use, Carry, Brandish and Discharge of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence –  18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i), (ii) & (iii); Count 3: Causing the Death of a Person in the Course of a Violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c) – 18 U.S.C. § 924(j); Forfeiture Allegation - 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Cherokee County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Jeremy Matthew Girty –  Count 1: Murder in Indian Country, Second Degree – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153 [Carter County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Jimmy Louis Northcutt, Jr. (second superseding indictment) –  Count 1: Murder in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Murder in Perpetration of Burglary in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Use, Carry, Brandish and Discharge of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i),(ii) & (iii); Count 4: Causing the Death of a Person in the Course of a Violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 924(c) – 18 U.S.C. § 924(j)(1); Count 5: Burglary in the Second Degree in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1435(A); Count 6: Felon in Possession of a Firearm – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2); Count 7: Possession of Stolen Firearm – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(j) & 924(a)(2); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Pontotoc County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. James Eric Parker (superseding indictment) –  Count 1: Murder in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Murder in Perpetration of Kidnapping in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Murder in Perpetration of Kidnapping in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C.  §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 4: Kidnapping Resulting in Death in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1201(a)(2), 1151 & 1153; Count 5: Causing the Death of a Person in the Course of a Violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 924(c) – 18 U.S.C. § 924(j)(1); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Carter County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Troy Allen Stevenson –  Count 1: Murder in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111(a), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Use, Carry, Brandish and Discharge of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i),(ii) & (iii); Count 3: Causing the Death of a Person in the Course of a Violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c) – 18 U.S.C. § 924(j)(1); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Sequoyah County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

 

Sexual Assault:

United States v. Dustin Kane Adams –  Count 1: Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Child Under 12 in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(c), 1151 & 1152; Count 2: Abusive Sexual Contact in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2244(a)(5), 2246(3), 1151 & 1152 [Johnston County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Clay Lee Scrivener –  Count 1: Lewd and Indecent Touching of a Child Under 16 in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1152, 13 & 21 O.S.A. § 1123(A)(2) [Carter County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Montelito Sanchez Simpkins (superseding indictment)  –  Count 1: Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2243(a), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1152; Count 2: Abusive Sexual Contact in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2244(a)(3), 2246(3), 1151 & 1152 [Pontotoc County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Jeffrey Brent Thomas –  Count 1: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153;  Count 3: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153; Count 4: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153; Count 5: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153; Count 6: Aggravated Sexual Abuse in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2241(c), 2246(2)(D), 1151 & 1153 [Pittsburg County – Choctaw Nation Reservation]

 

Other Violent Crimes:

United States v. Michael Paul Blagg –  Count 1: First Degree Burglary in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1431; Count 2: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1153; Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) & 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Bryan County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Cameron Dale Bowden –  Count 1: Burglary in the Second Degree in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1435(A); Count 2: Burglary in the Third Degree in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1435(B)  [Haskell County – Choctaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Justin Blake Castillo –  Count 1: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to Do Bodily Harm in Indian Country - 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1152 [Sequoyah County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Terrell Eugene Delozier –  Count 1: Domestic Violence in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2261(a)(1), 2261(b)(3), 1151 & 1152; Count 2: Assault With a Dangerous Weapon With Intent to Do Bodily Harm in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1152; Count 3: Burglary in the First Degree in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1152 & 21 O.S.A. § 1431; Count 4: Use, Carry and Brandish of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i) & (ii); Count 5: Child Neglect in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1152 & 21 O.S.A. § 843.5(C) [Pontotoc County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Kody Fields, FVS-CHVTV Amos Lawhead, and Jimmy Dale Brown –  Count 1: Robbery in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2111, 2, 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Use, Carry, and Brandish of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A) & 2 [Cherokee County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Raymond David Goldman –  Count 1: Assault With a Dangerous Weapon With Intent to Do Bodily Harm in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Use, Carry, Brandish and Discharge of a Firearm During and In Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i),(ii) & (iii); Count 3: Felon in Possession of Ammunition – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) ) [Cherokee County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Ronald Edward Good – Count 1: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1152 [Carter County – Chickasaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Andy Matthew Hyden a/k/a Andrew Mathew Hyden – Count 1: Robbery in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2111, 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(6), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2) [Pittsburg County – Choctaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Gregory Alan Mouse, a/k/a Gregory Alan Fields, a/k/a Gregory Alan Fields-Mouse –  Count 1: Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(6), 1151 & 1153 [Cherokee County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Gregory Alan Mouse, a/k/a Gregory Alan Fields, a/k/a Gregory Alan Fields-Mouse –  Count 1: Robbery in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2111, 1151 & 1153 [Cherokee County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Dustin James Patterson – Count 1: First Degree Burglary in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1431; Count 2: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Attempted Robbery in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2111, 1151 & 1153 [Adair County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Dustin James Patterson –  Count 1: First Degree Burglary in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 1151, 1153 & 21 O.S.A. § 1431; Count 2: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Attempted Robbery in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 2111, 1151 & 1153 [Adair County – Cherokee Nation Reservation]

United States v. Hunter Caleb Spence – Count 1: Involuntary Manslaughter in Indian Country, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1112, 1151 & 1153 [LeFlore County – Choctaw Nation Reservation]

United States v. Amada Edith Winship –  Count 1: Assault with Intent to Commit Murder in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(1), 1151 & 1153; Count 2: Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(6), 1151 & 1153; Count 3: Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country – 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3), 1151 & 1153; Count 4: Use, Carry, Brandish and Discharge of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 924(c)(1)(A)(i),(ii) & (iii); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d) and 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Pittsburg County – Choctaw Nation Reservation]

 

Non-Indian Crimes:

United States v. Eugene Lee Dozier, Sr. – Count 1: Engaging in the Business of Dealing, Importing, and Manufacturing Firearms without a License – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(a)(1)(A) & 924(a)(2); Count 2: Transferring a Firearm to an Out of State Residence – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(a)(5) & 924(a)(1)(D) [Pittsburg County]

United States v. Nicolas Isaiah Franco, a/k/a Nicholas Isaiah Franco –  Count 1: Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine – 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) & 841(b)(1)(B) [Adair County]

United States v. Jeremy Matthew Girty – Count 1: Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine – 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) & 841(b)(1)(C); Count 2: Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime – 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A); Count 3: Felon in Possession of a Firearm – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d), 21 U.S.C. § 853 & 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [Carter County]

United States v. Bryan Todd Richardson, II –  Count 1: Travel with Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct – 18 U.S.C. § 2423(b); Count 2: Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity – 18 U.S.C. § 2423(a); Count 3: Travel With Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct - 18 U.S.C. §§ 2423(b) [Wagoner County]

United States v. Bendrick Anthony Whitfield –  Count 1: Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine – 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) & 841(b)(1)(A); Count 2: Distribution of Methamphetamine – 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) & 841(b)(1)(B); Count 3: Distribution of Methamphetamine – 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) & 841(b)(1)(B); Count 4: Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime – 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(A); Count 5: Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition – 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(g)(1) & 924(a)(2); Forfeiture Allegation – 18 U.S.C. § 924(d), 21 U.S.C. § 853 & 28 U.S.C. § 2461(c) [McCurtain County]

 

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
Updated October 1, 2021