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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 8, 2016

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, Okla.— The results of the April 2016 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.

Angela Harden. Theft from Indian Country in Excess of $1,000. Harden, a non-Indian, 45, of Claremore, is charged with stealing over $1,000 of personal property belonging to an Indian. If convicted, she faces a statutory maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating the case.

Jason Scott Leach. Embezzlement from a Labor Organization. Leach, 32, of Locust Grove, Oklahoma, the former President of the United Steelworkers of America Local 13-669, is charged with nine counts of embezzlement. From April 2013 to September 2014, he allegedly stole over $2,500 from the labor organization. If convicted, he faces a statutory maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The United States Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards is the investigating agency.

Jeremy Paul Leach. Embezzlement from a Labor Organization. Leach, 35, of Locust Grove, Oklahoma, the former Secretary-Treasurer and Recording Secretary of the United Steelworkers of America Local 13-669, is charged with 12 counts of embezzlement. From July 2013 to October 2014, he allegedly stole over $3,000 from the labor organization. If convicted, he faces a statutory maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. The United States Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards is the investigating agency.

Chrisostomo Isias Navarro-Chicaj. Reentry of Removed Alien. Navarro-Chicaj, 32, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in October 2013 from Houston, 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.

Enrique Reyes-Deluna. Reentry of Removed Alien. Reyes-Deluna, 48, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in February 2011 from Brownsville, 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.

Debbie J. Stockton. Interstate Transportation of Stolen Moneys. Stockton, 60, of Sapulpa, is charged with transporting, transmitting, and transferring in interstate commerce approximately $69,607.45 which was stolen. If convicted, she will face the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Oklahoma Insurance Department are the investigating agencies.

James Wilson. Sexual Exploitation of a Child, Possession of Child Pornography, and Transfer of Obscene Material to Minor. Wilson, 31, of Tulsa, is charged with sexual exploitation of a minor from October 2014 to March 2016; possession of child pornography; and transferring obscene materials to a 12 year old girl. If convicted, the statutory minimum penalty is 15 years in prison and the statutory maximum penalty is not more than 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the sexual exploitation of a child charge; and not more than 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the other two charges. United States Immigration Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations is the investigating agency.

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Updated April 8, 2016