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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, Okla.—United States Attorney R. Trent Shores announced today the results of the December 2017 Federal Grand Jury.

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 violations of federal law which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome a defendant’s presumption of innocence.

Pedro Aguirre.  Drug Conspiracy. Aguirre, 24, of Tulsa, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of life in prison and a $10,000,000 fine.  In addition, he faces a criminal forfeiture money judgment representing proceeds of the drug conspiracy.  The Drug Enforcement Administration is the investigating agency.

Jose Luis Almanza-Rodriguez.  Reentry of Removed Alien. Almanza-Rodriguez, 45, of Broken Arrow, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in July 2015 from Hidalgo, Texas. If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Laura Mae Campbell.  Conspiracy, Drug Conspiracy and Use of a Communication Facility in Committing, Causing and Facilitating the Commission of a Drug Trafficking Felony.  Campbell, 47, of Claremore, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute marijuana.  If convicted, she faces the statutory maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the conspiracy charges; and a statutory maximum penalty of 4 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for use of a communication facility in committing a drug trafficking felony. 

Jose Gomez-Abreu.  Reentry of Removed Alien. Gomez-Abreu, 52, of Tulsa, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in March 2012 from Calexico, California. If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Gloria Gonzalez.  Drug Conspiracy. Gonzalez, 20, of Tulsa, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, she faces the statutory maximum penalty of life in prison and a $10,000,000 fine.  The Drug Enforcement Administration is the investigating agency.

Nathan Ross Livengood.  Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine,

Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, and Possession of Firearms by an Unlawful User of a Controlled Substance. Livengood, 23, of Tulsa, is charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and marijuana, and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime by an unlawful user of a controlled substance.  If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5,000,000 fine for possession with intent to distribution methamphetamine, the statutory maximum of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, the statutory maximum of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and the statutory maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession of firearms by an unlawful user of a controlled substance.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigating agency.

Clifford Wayne Lucas.  Drug Conspiracy. Lucas, 37, of Tulsa, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of life in prison and a $10,000,000 fine.  The Drug Enforcement Administration is the investigating agency.

Anthony Ronnie Martinez.  Conspiracy, Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition, Steal and Unlawfully Carry Away Firearms from a Licensed Dealer, Possess, Receive, Conceal, Store, Barter, Sell, and Dispose of Stolen Firearms and Ammunition.  Martinez, 44, of Tulsa, is charged with conspiracy to steal and unlawfully carry away firearms from a licensed dealer and to possess, receive, conceal, store, barter, sell, and dispose of stolen firearms and ammunition.  If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for conspiracy, the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for stealing and unlawfully carrying away firearms from a licensed dealer, and the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possessing, receiving, concealing, storing, bartering, selling, and disposing of stolen firearms and ammunition.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigating agency.

Edd Tawon Payne and Emmanuel Peter Britto.  Conspiracy and Bank Robbery.  Payne, 33, and Britto, 44, residences unknown, are charged with conspiracy to commit bank robbery and bank robbery.  If convicted, they face the statutory maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the conspiracy and the statutory maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the bank robbery.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigating agencies.

Victor Alan Siegrist. Bank Larceny. Siegrist, 54, of Vinita, is charged with bank larceny. If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigating agencies.

Aaron Robert Still.  Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Distribute, Possession of Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, and Receipt of a Firearm by a Person Under Indictment.  Still, 20, of Tulsa, is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and receipt of a firearm by a person under indictment. If convicted, he faces the statutory maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, the statutory minimum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and the statutory maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for receipt of a firearm by a person under indictment.  In addition, he faces  forfeiture of drug proceeds, seized currency, firearms and ammunition.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigating agency.

Updated February 9, 2018