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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, Okla.—United States Attorney R. Trent Shores announced today the results of the March 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.

Scott Frederick ArterburyPossession of Child Pornography.  Arterbury, 31, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possessing graphic image files and videos of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Broken Arrow Police Department are the investigative agencies.

David Octavio Calderon-CarranzaReentry of Removed Alien.  Calderon-Carranza, 29, of Kyle, Texas, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in August 2010 from San Antonio, Texas.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Javier Castorena-DimasReentry of Removed Alien.  Castorena-Dimas, 37, of Tulsa, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in January 2012 from Del Rio, Texas.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Walter Chavez-RamirezReentry of Removed Alien.  Chavez-Ramirez, 41, of Claremore, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in February 2010 from Brownsville, Texas.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Joshua GilchristBank Robbery Using a Dangerous Weapon.  Gilchrist, 35, residence unknown, is charged with robbing the Bank of Oklahoma of money and, in doing so, assaulting and putting in jeopardy the lives of bank employees by pointing at them a BB gun resembling a firearm.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Tulsa Police Department, and the Joplin, Missouri, Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Adrian Robert JonesFelon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition, and Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Distribute.  Jones, 26, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing firearms and ammunition after prior felony convictions and with possessing marijuana with intent to distribute.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the felon in possession of firearms and ammunition charge, and a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the possession of marijuana with intent to distribute charge.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Juan Pablo Martinez-MartinezReentry of Removed Alien.  Martinez-Martinez, 36, of Tulsa, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in June 2013 from Del Rio, Texas.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Christopher ParrettDistribution of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime.  Parrett. 41, of Miami, Oklahoma, is charged with possessing a firearm in furtherance of the distribution of methamphetamine.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine for the distribution of methamphetamine charge, and a statutory mandatory minimum five years in prison or a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $250,000 fine for the possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime charge.  The Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Miami Police Department, and the Ottawa County District Attorney’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Pedro Rojo-RamirezReentry of Removed Alien.  Rojo-Ramirez, 53, of Tulsa, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in April 2005 from Nogales, Arizona.  If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Contact: 
Anna Montgomery 918-382-2700
Updated March 8, 2018