Federal Grand Jury Indictments Announced
United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today the results of the January 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.
Rodney Lavvone Burton. Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition (Superseding Indictment). Burton, 44, of Broken Arrow, is charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of a Colt .357 revolver and 26 rounds of associated ammunition. The Tulsa Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are the investigative agencies.
Christopher Scott Cole. Aggravated Assault of Federal Officer Resulting in Bodily Injury; Assault Within Territorial Jurisdiction Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury. Cole, 41, of Pryor, is charged with assaulting a federal officer and causing bodily harm. The crime took place at Claremore Indian Hospital. The FBI is the investigative agency.
Luis Eduardo Garcia and Gustavo Garcia. Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute. Luis Garcia, 30, and Gustavo Garcia, 22, both of Tahlequah, are charged with possessing with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more a methamphetamine. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigative agency.
Regina Faye Holmes. Carjacking. Holmes, 38, of Miami, is charged with taking a 2001 Ford F-150 through the use of force, violence and intimidation with the intent to cause death and serious bodily harm. The Quapaw Marshals and Wyandotte Nation Police are the investigative agencies.
Zaccheaus Ramone Jackson. Theft of Mail by United States Postal Service Employee; Obtaining Mail by Fraud and Deception. Jackson, 26, of Tulsa, is charged with the theft of two monetary bank deposits from a local business that were mailed to the business’ bank in first class mail packages. Count One alleges that on Nov. 25, 2019, when he was employed as a U.S. Postal Service city carrier assistant at the Chimney Hills Annex Post Office, Jackson stole a bank deposit package that had been collected from the business by another U.S. Postal Service carrier. The defendant resigned from his position on Dec. 6, 2019. Jackson is charged in Count Two with obtaining mail by fraud and deception. The second count alleges that on Dec. 9, 2019, Jackson impersonated a city carrier assistant by wearing his old U. S. Postal Service uniform to deceive the employees at the business and steal the monetary bank deposit package. The Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.
Cory Wayne Kilgore. Distribution and Receipt of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct. Kilgore, 41, of Owasso, is charged with knowingly receiving and distributing child pornography through electronic means. Kilgore was also convicted of possession and attempted possession of child pornography in the Northern District of Oklahoma in April 2010. The Tulsa Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations are the investigative agencies.
Anthony John Michalski. False Information About Bombs at Airport. Michalski, 64, of Tulsa, is charged with conveying false and misleading information about explosives. On Dec. 24, 2019, Michalski allegedly made a phone call to the Tulsa Police Department Dispatch, stating that a suitcase nuclear bomb would be left in a vehicle at the Tulsa International Airport within the next three hours. Upon investigation, law enforcement found no credible threat. The Tulsa Airport Police Department, Tulsa Police Department, FBI, and Transportation Security Administration are the investigative agencies.
Darren Patrick Reames. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Reames, 45, of Tulsa, is charged with failing to register as a sex offender. The Tulsa Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service are the investigative agencies.
Elisa Kaye Sanders. Mail Fraud (2 Counts); Wire Fraud (13 Counts). Sanders, 60, of Tulsa, was a majority owner of the spa named Enhance Skin and Body Medical Spa which was later renamed L’Chaim in 2017. Sanders participated in and oversaw the spa’s purchase, receipt, holding, and administration of drugs and treatment articles used for the treatment of clients, including prescription drugs and devices such as Botox and Juvederm. In count one of the indictment, Sanders is charged with mail fraud. She is alleged to have purchased Botox in 2015 from an unauthorized source in Mumbai, India, which was then shipped to Tulsa. When purchasing the drug, Sanders claimed it was for her own use. The indictment alleges that Sanders actually used the drug on spa clients. In count two, Sanders is also charged with mail fraud for sending altered medical records to a client’s physician. The records were altered to show that Juvederm Ultra Plus XC had been administered to the client when in fact Juvederm Ultra 4 was administered. Juvederm Ultra 3 and 4 are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States. In counts three through ten of the indictment, Sanders is charged with wire fraud related to eight payments made by customers for the Botox and Juvederm received from unauthorized sources. Finally, in counts eleven through fifteen, Sanders is charged with wire fraud related to five payments made to Global Health, for the purchase of Botox from unauthorized sources. Soon after the Food and Drug Administration representative’s warning in 2016, Sanders allegedly directed an individual to purchase the Botox from unauthorized sources and have the drug mailed to the individual’s business. Sanders would later pick up the drug and reimburse the individual with cash. The Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations is the investigative agency.
Kai Lamar Walela. Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition After Conviction of a Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence; False Statement to a Firearms Dealer. Walela, 34, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing a Rock River Arms 5.56 mm caliber rifle and 72 rounds of associated ammunition after a 2018 misdemeanor domestic assault and battery conviction in Tulsa County District Court. Walela was also charged with knowingly making a false statement to Advanced Combat LLC, a licensed firearms dealer, by lying on the ATF Form 4473. On the form, Walela knowingly did not acknowledge that he was previously convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.