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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Federal Grand Jury A Indictments Announced- August

Acting United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the results of the August 2021 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.

Christopher Leon Beauchamp. Assault of an Intimate and Dating Partner by Strangling, Suffocating, and Attempting to Strangle and Suffocate in Indian Country. Beauchamp, 30, of Chouteau, is charged with assaulting a Cherokee Nation citizen by strangling and suffocating the victim on June 7, 2018. The FBI, Mayes County Sheriff’s Office and Choteau Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-336).

Camaran Blake Breazeale. Robbery in Indian Country; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Breazeale, 29, of Sand Springs, is charged with committing the July 13, 2021, robbery and assault of a Sand Springs convenience store owner. Breazeale allegedly knocked down, repeatedly punched, and struck the victim six times in the head with the butt of a 12-guage shot gun. The defendant, a convicted felon, was prohibited from possessing a firearm by federal law. See Complaint press release here. The FBI and Sand Springs Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-344)

Christopher Dean DanaAggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country; Coercion and Enticement of a Minor in Indian Country; Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country; Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child Under the Age of 12 Years in Indian Country; Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child Between the Ages of 12 and 16 Years in Indian Country (superseding). Dana is charged with sexually abusing a child starting when the victim was under the age of 12 and as she grew older. The abuse began in 2014 and continued through 2020. The FBI and Broken Arrow Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-228)

Bobby Antonio Deleon Jr. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, Brandishing, and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; First Degree Burglary in Indian Country. Deleon Jr., 29, of Tulsa, allegedly shot a Cherokee Nation citizen on July 13, 2021. Earlier on June 26, 2021, Deleon also allegedly kicked in the same victim’s door, threatened the victim, and discharged his firearm into the floor. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-338)

Marshall Chippewa. Arson in Indian Country. On July 26, 2021, Chippewa, 35, of Tulsa, allegedly set fire to the outside of a QuikTrip on Memorial Dr. in Tulsa. He then allegedly poured gasoline on an inside countertop and lit it on fire. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-337)

Paul W. King. False Tax Return (superseding). King, 57, of Grove, allegedly created, signed and filed four false tax returns for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Each return included a schedule C for King as the owner of King’s Guttering that reported gross receipts. In those, King did not report $68,350 in gross receipts for 2011; $153,364 for 2012; $136,831 for 2013; and $74,209 for 2014. In total, King failed to report $432,754 in gross receipts to the IRS. IRS-Criminal Investigation is the investigative agency. (21-CR-74)

Dameon Lamar Leathers. First Degree Murder in Indian Country; First Degree Felony Murder in Indian Country; Robbery in Indian Country; Causing Death by Using and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country (superseding). New to this superseding indictment are counts 2-5. Leathers, 39, of Tulsa, allegedly shot and killed Howard Eugene Thompson during a robbery on April 6, 2018. Leathers also struck a Tulsa County assistant district attorney in the head with a water pitcher on Nov. 22, 2019, after receiving a guilty verdict at his state trial for the murder of Mr. Thompson. Leathers’ state conviction was later dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction. He was then was charged by federal prosecutors. Leathers is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation, and the crime occurred within the Cherokee Nation reservation. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-163)

Michael David Pierce. Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor in Indian Country. Pierce, 32, of Tulsa, is charged with attempting to engage in sexual contact with a minor between the ages of 12 and 16 on Oct. 21, 2019, in Claremore. The FBI and Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) Lake Police are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-345)

Victor Miguel Flores Pina; Daniel Ibarra Calderon. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute; Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime; Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises. Flores, 27, and Ibarra, 41, both illegally in the United States, are charged with possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and with possessing with intent to distribute marijuana. They are also charged with furthering their drug trafficking crimes by possessing a Smith &Wesson .40 caliber pistol; a Glock 23 .40 caliber pistol; and a shotgun with pistol grip. Finally, the two are charged with maintaining a residence for the purpose of manufacturing, storing, and distributing methamphetamine. The Drug Enforcement Administration and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-339)

Wade Andrew Rutherford. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Rutherford, 53, of Skiatook, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Marlin Firearms Co. .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle and more than 200 rounds of ammunition. The FBI; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Cherokee Nation Marshal Service; and Washington County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-346)

Camren Dion Sanders. Robbery in Indian Country. Sanders, 20, of Tulsa, allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint on July 2, 2021, taking money, cigarettes and a rifle from the victim. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-347)

Joshua David Slinkard. Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country (Counts 1 & 2); Possession of Child Pornography (Count 3) (superseding). Slinkard, 40, of Tulsa, is charged with sexually abusing a minor between Jan. 1, 2009, and Nov. 26, 2010. In this superseding indictment, Slinkard is also charged with possessing videos that showed the sexual abuse of minors. At least one of the children was under the age of 12. Slinkard was previously convicted in Tulsa County District Court for the crime. His conviction was later dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction. He was then charged by federal prosecutors. Slinkard is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, and the crime occurred within the Muscogee Nation reservation. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. 21-CR-266

Alexander Nicholaus SweetCoercion and Enticement of a Minor; Production of Child Pornography; Receipt of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography. From September 2019 to July 26, 2021, Sweet, 28, of Tulsa, allegedly used electronic devices and social media to persuade and entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. During the same time, Sweet allegedly persuaded the minor to engage in sexually explicit behavior to produce child pornography using the victim’s computer and cell phone. Sweet is also charged with receiving and with possessing child pornography. The initial Complaint press release can be found here. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-340)

Delawnsha Lemar Tiger. Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor; Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country (superseding). From June 18, 2020, to June 22, 2020, Tiger, 27, of Bristow, allegedly coerced and enticed a minor between the ages of 12 and 16 to engage in sexual activity. He is further charged with sexually abusing the minor in Indian Country. The Bristow Police Department and FBI are the investigative agencies. (20-CR-124)

Daijon Marque Welch. Second Degree Murder in Indian Country; Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Welch, 25, is charged with the second degree murder of Cameron Maurice Wilson by shooting him multiple times in the back, hip, chest and right hand. Welch is also charged with being a felon in possession of a Ruger 9mm Luger semi-automatic pistol. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-343)

Christian Joshua Wilson. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Wilson, 20, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Springfield .45 caliber pistol and associated ammunition. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. (21-CR-341)

 

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Drug Trafficking
Financial Fraud
Firearms Offenses
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Updated August 4, 2021