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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, Okla. – United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today the results of the May 2019 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.

Brandon Michael Browning. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition; Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute; Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime. Browning, 35, of Claremore, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Rohm .22 caliber revolver and associated ammunition. He is further charged with possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The Claremore Police Department, Rogers County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Drug Enforcement Administration are the investigative agencies.

Isidro Campos, Jose Antonio Ramirez-Lopez, Emilio Torres. Drug Conspiracy; Interstate Travel in Aid of Racketeering. Campos, 26, of Bell Gardens, California; Ramirez-Lopez, 22, of Phoenix, Arizona; and Torres, 30, of Huntington Park, California are charged with conspiring to distribute 500 grams of methamphetamine. Campos and Torres are further charged with traveling across state lines, from California to Oklahoma, to promote, manage, establish and carry on their alleged methamphetamine conspiracy. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Drug Enforcement Administration are the investigative agencies.

Sebastian Cobelo. Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute (2 Counts); Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime (2 Counts).  Cobelo, 43, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possessing with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. He is further charged with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Robert Sean Thomas Davis. Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor. Thomas, 26, of Owasso, is charged with using a cell phone and social media apps to knowingly attempt to entice a minor to meet and engage in sexual activity. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Harold Dewey Delonia, III, Whitney Nichole Parker. Felon in Possession of Firearm; Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition (2 Counts); Transfer of Firearm to Prohibited Person. Delonia, 24, of Okmulgee, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Taurus 9 mm Luger pistol, a Glock .40 S&W caliber pistol, a Ruger 9mm Luger pistol and associated ammunition. Parker, 28, of Tulsa, is charged with transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. On Nov. 10, 2018, Parker allegedly transferred the Taurus 9 mm Luger pistol to Delonia knowing he was a felon. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigative agency.

Raytjuan Laquai Edwards. Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition; Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition While Subject to a Domestic Violence Protective Order; Obstruction of Justice by Tampering with A Witness. Edwards, 39, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Forjas Taurus .357 Magnum and various ammunition. Edwards was previously convicted five times on gun and drug distribution charges. Edwards is further charged with possessing a firearm while subject to a domestic violence protective order. A protective order was issued on Nov. 5, 2018, restraining Edwards from harassing, stalking and threatening an intimate partner and the partner’s child or from engaging in any conduct that would place the two in reasonable fear of bodily injury. Finally, Edwards is charged with obstructing justice by tampering with a witness. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Kevin Ryan Evraets. Sale of a Firearm to a Prohibited Person; Dealing Firearms Without a License. Evraets, 33, of Broken Arrow, is charged with knowingly selling a Ruger .40 caliber pistol to an individual who was a convicted felon. He is further charged with dealing firearms without a license from July to December 2018 in the Northern District of Oklahoma. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Raymond Mark Hamilton. Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Hamilton, 62, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possessing a Smith and Wesson semi-automatic pistol and associated ammunition. Hamilton has 10 previous felony convictions. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Braden Kial Johnson. Bank Fraud. Johnson, 23, of Bixby, is charged with executing a scheme to fraudulently obtain money from RCB Bank from Dec. 7, 2018 to Feb. 9, 2019. Johnson was a treasurer for a Claremore youth sports association where he allegedly drafted unauthorized checks from the association’s bank account, making the checks payable to himself then forging the signature of the former treasurer. He would then cash the checks. As part of the scheme, Johnson allegedly forged approximately 18 checks and fraudulently obtained at least $22,368.50. The Claremore Police Department and FBI are the investigative agencies.

Nabrai Lyntrel Lyons. Drug Conspiracy; Attempted Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; Importation of a Controlled Substance - Fentanyl; Possession of Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crimes; Smuggling Goods into the United States. Lyons, 24, of Tulsa, is charged with conspiring with others to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl; knowingly attempting to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl; knowingly possessing with intent to distribute fentanyl; importing a controlled substance into the United States not pursuant to Attorney General regulations; and receiving merchandise she knew to have been smuggled into the United States.  Finally, Lyons is charged with possessing a Taurus 9 mm caliber pistol in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, and Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Timothy Dwayne Parker. Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor. Parker, 53, of Sapulpa, is charged with using his cell phone to knowingly attempt to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. The Sapulpa and Bristow Police Departments are the investigative agencies.

Kevin Glenn Petty. Theft of Government Property; Aggravated identity Theft. Petty, 54, of Sand Springs was charged with theft of government property and fraudulently using another individual’s identity in pursuit of his crime. Petty allegedly filed fraudulent 2016 income tax returns under the name of taxpayer Woodson J. Nightwalker. The $3,800 tax refund amount was deposited into a Green Dot card account, which funded a Green Dot pre-paid debit account. Petty allegedly filed five additional fraudulent returns, which were intercepted by the IRS. The six false returns filed by Petty sought a total of $12, 303 in fraudulent refunds. The case was investigated by special agents of IRS-Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Postal Inspector.

James Thomas Saunders, Jr. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Traffkicking Crime; Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition. Saunders, 29, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, with possessing firearms to further his methamphetamine distribution, and being a felon in possession of a Lorcin 9 mm, 9x19mm caliber semi-automatic pistol, a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun and various ammunition. Saunders had eight previous felony convictions. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Canado Lopez Smith. Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime.  Smith, 46, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Phoenix Arms .22 long rifle caliber semi-automatic pistol and associated ammunition. He is further charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm to further his drug trafficking crime. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.

Lance Thomas Weaver. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Weaver, 46, of Pryor, is charged with possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is the investigative agency.

 

 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Financial Fraud
Firearms Offenses
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Updated May 10, 2019