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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 13, 2015

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, Okla.—The results of the July 2015 Federal Grand Jury were announced today by Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

The following individuals have been charged with violations of United States law in indictments returned by the Grand Jury. The return of an indictment is a method of informing a defendant of alleged federal crimes which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome a defendant’s presumption of innocence.

Stuart H. Clark. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Clark, 24, of Tulsa, is charged with failing to register as a sex offender as required under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. If convicted the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Marshals Service is the investigative agency.

Ray Diaz-Gonzalez. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Diaz-Gonzalez, 36, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2013 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Jamie Christine Elliot. Possession of Counterfeit Obligations and Securities of the United States. Elliot, 27, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing counterfeit $10 bills in April 2015. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Secret Service is the investigating agency.

Victor Lozaria-Montoya. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Lozaria-Montoya, 22, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2014 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.        

Jose Juan Munoz-Martinez. Alien in the United States After Deportation. Munoz-Martinez, 44, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in August 2011 near Hidalgo, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Kenneth Alexander Rostron. Assimilated Crime of Burglary in the Second Degree in Indian Country. Rostron, 20, of Tulsa, is charged with breaking and entering into a pickup truck. If convicted, the statutory minimum penalty is two years in prison and the maximum penalty is seven years with a $250,000 fine. The Osage Nation Police Department is the investigating agency.

Ronald Gene Thomas Jr. Assaulting a Federal Officer. Thomas, 37, of McAlester, Oklahoma, is charged with using a motor vehicle to assault a Deputy United States Marshal who was performing official duties. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Marshals Service is the investigating agency.

Janet L. Whitfield. Theft of Government Funds. Whitfield, 57, of Tulsa, is charged with stealing approximately $24,272 in benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board from September 2012 to January 2015. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Railroad Retirement Board is the investigating agency.

Updated July 14, 2015