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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

United States Attorney R. Trent Shores announced today the results of the January 2018 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.

Darren Lee Bryant.  Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Bryant, 25, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition after prior felony convictions.  If convicted, he faces the 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.

Christopher Lee Caskey.  Bank Robbery.  Caskey, 32, of Inola, is charged with robbery of Arvest Bank by threatening to detonate a bomb and brandishing a pellet gun closely resembling a firearm.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigating agencies.

Randy Alan Hamett.  Kidnapping; Using, Carrying, and Brandishing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Possessing and Receiving Stolen Firearm and Ammunition; and Possession of Firearms and Ammunition While Subject to a Domestic Violence Protective Order.  Hamett, 62, of Choctaw, is charged with kidnapping and transporting a person from Oklahoma to Arkansas, displaying a pistol during and in relation to a violent crime, and knowingly possessing and receiving a stolen revolver and ammunition while subject to a domestic violence protective order. If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the kidnapping charge; a statutory mandatory minimum penalty of seven years and up to life in prison for the using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence charge; and a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the possessing and receiving a stolen firearm and ammunition and for the possessing firearms and ammunition while subject to a domestic violence protective order charges.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Broken Arrow Police Department, the Siloam Springs Police Department, and the Rogers State University Police are the investigating agencies.

Noel A. McFadden. Sexual Exploitation of a Child; Enticement; and Possession of Child Pornography. McFadden, 71, of Broken Arrow, is charged with exploiting and enticing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing graphic image files and video files.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the sexual exploitation of a child charge; a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the enticement charge; and the maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the possession of child pornography charge.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the investigating agency.

Daniel Miranda-Barrera.  Reentry of Removed Alien.  Miranda-Barrera, 34, of Sand Springs, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in March 2011 from Del Rio, Texas.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Rory Eugene Monk.  Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. Monk, 33, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition after prior felony convictions.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  This case arises out of Operation Blue Thunder, a joint federal and local task force concentrating on reducing violent crime. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigating agencies.

Antonio Morales-Zuniga.  Reentry of Removed Alien.  Morales-Zuniga, 35, unknown residency, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in November 2015 from Laredo, Texas.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Randall Gene Mukes. Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. Mukes, 31, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition after prior felony convictions.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  In addition, he would forfeit the firearm and ammunition involved in the offense. This case arises out of Operation Blue Thunder, a joint federal and local task force concentrating on reducing violent crime. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigating agencies.

Shawn Dale Sexton. Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition; Possession of Unregistered Firearm; Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine; Using, Carrying, and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Drug Trafficking Crime.

Sexton, 26, of Bristow, is charged with possessing ammunition, possessing and discharging an unregistered semi-automatic rifle after prior felony convictions, and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.  If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the felon in possession of firearm and ammunition charge, a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for the possession of an unregistered firearm charge, a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and a $5,000,000 fine for the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine charge, and a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the using, carrying, and discharging a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime charge.  In addition, he would forfeit the firearm and ammunition involved in the offense.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigating agency.

Trevor James Thompson.  Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Thompson, 31, of Locust Grove, is charged with knowingly attempting to entice minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing visual depiction of such conduct. If convicted, he faces the maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count.  Homeland Security Investigations is the investigating agency.

Updated February 9, 2018