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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 9, 2021

Federal Grand Jury A Indictments Announced- April (Final Results)

Acting United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the final results of the April 2021 Federal Grand Jury A. The announcement for the partial Results of the April 2021 Federal Grand Jury A can be found here.

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.

Clarance Rozell Goode Jr. Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder in Indian Country (Count 1); First Degree Murder in Indian Country (Counts 2, 4, 6); Causing Death by Using and Discharging a Firearm (Counts 3, 5, 7). Goode Jr., 44, has been charged with conspiring with two others to murder Tara Burchett-Thompson, her daughter Kayla, and Mitch Thompson in August 2005.  The murders occurred in Owasso. The FBI is the lead investigative agency in cooperation with the Owasso Police Department, who was the primary investigating department at the time of the crime.

Joseph Keegan Haas. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing a Firearm during and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding in Indian Country (Misdemeanor); Burglary First Degree in Indian Country; Kidnapping in Indian Country. On Feb 18, 2021, Haas, 29, allegedly assaulted a female with a deadly weapon by pointing a firearm at her while she was in bed. He further struck, beat and wounded the victim. On March 6, 2021, he broke into the victim’s residence in Pryor and held her against her will. The FBI and Mayes County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Justin Tvmvmapky Harjo. First Degree Felony Murder in Indian Country. Harjo, 24, of Tulsa, allegedly caused the unlawful killings of Dion Carr and Chauncey Thomas during a burglary on May 23, 2019. Thomas was allegedly involved in the robbery and Carr was the homeowner’s boyfriend.  The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Billy Shane Hemphill. Involuntary Manslaughter in Indian Country. Hemphill, 48, in custody in Rogers County, is charged with killing a female while driving a vehicle recklessly and while impaired on Aug. 11, 2019. The victim was riding in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The FBI and Oklahoma Highway Patrol are the investigative agencies. The Foyil Fire Department also initially responded to the accident.

Mark Lee Holt Jr. Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country; Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child in Indian Country. Holt Jr., 29, of Bartlesville, is charged with sexually abusing a minor between 12 and 16 years old from February 2020 to July 2020. He is further charged with abusive sexual contact of a second minor between 12 and 16 years old. The FBI and Bartlesville Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Diamanta Hera Johnson. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country. Johnson, 43, of Tulsa, is charged with assaulting another female with a knife. She allegedly used the knife as a deadly weapon with the intent to do bodily harm on May 14, 2017. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Christopher Johnson. Child Abuse in Indian Country; Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by Felon and Addict; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing a Firearm During a Crime of Violence. Johnson, 33, of Tulsa, is charged with the abuse of two children under the age of 18. From Feb. 1, 2020, through Feb. 19, 2021. He is further charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition by a felon and addict. From Feb. 1, 2020, to Feb. 19, 2021, Johnson allegedly assaulted the two minors with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. Johnson is alleged to have carried and brandished a firearm during his crimes. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Dameon Lamar Leathers. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. Leathers, 39, of Tulsa, is charged with shooting and killing Howard Eugene Thompson on April 6, 2018. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Justin Dale Little. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. Little, 27, in Okla DOC facility, allegedly shot and killed Jonathan Weatherford on April 22, 2018, in Jenks. The FBI and Jenks Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Jessica Levon McBride. Second Degree Murder in Indian Country; Arson in Indian Country; Corruptly Attempting to Alter, Destroy, Mutilate, and Conceal an Object to Impair its Use in an Official Proceeding; Attempt to Commit Arson in Indian Country. McBride, 28, of Tulsa, is charged with killing Tracy Elaine Russell on March 17, 2019. She is further charged with setting Russell’s home on fire in an attempt to conceal evidence and the victim’s remains. McBride again attempted to set Russell’s home on fire later on March 20, 2019. The victim had allowed the defendant and her boyfriend to stay with her in exchange for the couple paying for groceries with food stamp funds issued to them. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Ryan Daniel McNAbb. Possession of Child Pornography. McNabb, 24, of Cleveland, is charged with knowingly possessing and accessing with intent to view child pornography. The images involved at least one prepubescent minor and a child who had not attained 12 years of age. McNabb was employed at the time of his arrest with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections as a Probation and Parole Officer. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and Broken Arrow and Cleveland Police Departments are the investigative agencies.

Edwin Morris. Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition. Morris, 53, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of seven firearms and 10 rounds of ammunition. Firearms are a Military Armament Corp .45 auto caliber machine gun, Kel Tec 9 mm Luger caliber rifle, a HS Produkt .40 caliber pistol, a Smith & Wesson 9 mm caliber pistol, a Glock 17  9x19 caliber pistol, a Glock 43 9mm pistol and a High Standard Derringer .22 magnum caliber pistol. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Harvey Dale Murphy. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. Murphy, 39, of Hulbert, is charged with killing Kimmy Stipes by repeatedly striking her with a hammer on Oct. 31, 2019. The FBI, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and Mayes County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies.

Keldon Keith Summers, Annaleigh Shanell Greene. Sexual Abuse of a Child in Indian Country; Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country; Child Abuse in Indian Country; Enabling Child Abuse in Indian Country. Summers, 27, of Chelsea, is charged with sexually abusing a child under 12 years of age on Nov. 8, 2020. He is further charged with assaulting the child, causing serious bodily injury, and with child abuse. Finally, Greene, 24, of Vinita, is charged with enabling and permitting the abuse of the child. The FBI and Vinita Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Stephon Thompson. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. Causing Death by Using and Discharging a Firearm. Thompson, 37, of Tulsa, is charged with shooting and killing Lionell Rivers on Oct. 15, 2020. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Cheri Turney. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises. Turney, 50, of Tulsa, is charged with knowingly possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. She is further charged with maintaining a place for distributing and using methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. The Drug Enforcement Administration and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Edward John Van Woudenberg. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. Van Woudenberg, 65, in Okla. DOC facility, is charged with killing Robert Benjamin Sampson with a knife sometime between March 1 and March 14, 2013. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

Travis Wilson. Attempted Kidnapping in Indian Country; Assault with Intent to Commit Murder in Indian Country; Assault with Intent to Commit a Felony in Indian Country; Cyber Stalking; First Degree Burglary in Indian Country. Wilson, 49, in custody in Rogers County, allegedly attempted to kidnap a former intimate partner on Dec. 6, 2018. Fortunately, a Catoosa police officer heard the victims screams and intervened. Wilson is also charged with cyber stalking the victim between Oct. 1, 2018, and Dec. 6, 2018, using email, telephone, voicemail, and GPS tracking, causing substantial emotional distress to the victim. The FBI and Catoosa and Tulsa Police Departments are the investigative agencies.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated April 9, 2021