Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced
United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today the results of the June 2019 Federal Grand Jury A.
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.
Jonathan Michael Baker. Coercion and Enticement of a Minor; Distribution of Child Pornography; Attempted Receipt of Child Pornography. Baker, 40, of Salem, West Virginia, is charged with using social media to entice an individual that he believed was under the age of 18 to engage in sexual activity. He is further charged with knowingly distributing a visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct, and he is charged with knowingly attempting to receive visual depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The Bristow Police Department is the investigative agency.
Steven Ronald Belcher and Alisa Maria Belcher. Felon in Possession of a Firearm; Transportation of a Stolen Firearm; Pledging a Stolen Firearm as a Security for a Loan. Steven Belcher, 30, of Princeton, West Virginia, is charged with being a felon in possession of a stolen Springfield Armory 9 x 19 caliber pistol. Alisa Belcher, 30, of Princeton, West Virginia is charged with aiding and abetting Steven Belcher in the crime. The two are also charged with aiding and abetting one another when they transported the stolen firearm across state lines from West Virginia to Oklahoma. Finally, Alisa Belcher is charged with pledging as security for a loan the stolen firearm at a pawnshop. Steven Belcher is charged with aiding and abetting Alisa Belcher when she pawned the firearm. The Mayes County Sheriff’s Office and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.
Berry Allen Leerdam-Superseding Indictment. Felon in Possession of Firearms. Leerdam, 58, of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Taurus .357 magnum caliber pistol frame and a Taurus .9 mm semiautomatic pistol frame. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration’s Federal Air Marshals are the investigative agencies.
Jana Renee Parrish. Attempted Bank Robbery. Parrish, 42, residence unknown, is charged with using force, violence and intimidation while attempting to rob a Bank of America in Tulsa. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.
Ricardo Perez-Rocha. Drug Conspiracy. Perez-Rocha, 42, of Bakersfield, California, is charged with conspiring with others to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. The Drug Enforcement Administration is the investigative agency.
Agustin Nieto Regalado. Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor; Possession of False Lawful Permanent Resident Card. Regalado, 46, of Tulsa, also known as Marcos Diaz, is charged with using social media to knowingly attempt to persuade, induce, and entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. He is also charged with knowingly possessing a fraudulent permanent resident card. The Tulsa Police Department and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ICE-ERO) are the investigative agencies.
Viviano Rodriguez-Escalante. Unlawful Reentry of Removed Alien. Rodriguez-Escalante, 33, of Tulsa, is charged with reentry of a removed alien, having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported Oct. 27, 2017, at Laredo, Texas. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations is the investigative agency.
Dustin Wayne Thompson. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Thompson, 26, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Glock .45 caliber handgun and associated ammunition. Upon investigation, police allegedly found a switch affixed to the handgun that allowed the weapon to fire in fully automatic mode. The Tulsa Police Department is the investigative agency.
Ira Lee Wilkins. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Wilkins, 38, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Highpoint C9 .9 mm pistol and associated ammunition. The Tulsa Police Department is the investigative agency.