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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 20, 2015

August Grand Jury

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned 21 indictments charging 24 defendants. Indictments are charging documents that contain one or more individual counts that are merely accusations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

*          Alejandro Alcantar-Mascote, age 33, of Grand Island, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 7, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          David Allison, age 33, of St. George, Utah, is charged with possession of a stolen firearm on or about July 2, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Yimy Arevalo-Coyoy, age 29, of Grand Island, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about Jun 22, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Oscar Gonzalez-Ahumada, age 38, is charged in a two-count indictment. Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture containing methamphetamine from an unknown date but at least as early as November 1, 2013 and continuing through July 28, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Count II of the Indictment charges the defendant with illegal re-entry. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Dillon Grabowski, age 19, of Lodgepole, Nebraska, is charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture containing acetyl fentanyl analogue, a controlled substance analogue, beginning on or about January, 2015, and continuing to on or about May 21, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Juan Hernandez-Martinez, age 38, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about August 11, 2015, following deportation after conviction for a felony offense. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Justin Lasley, Sr., also known as Justin Lee Lasley, Sr., age 35, of Macy, Nebraska, is charged with domestic assault by a habitual offender on or about July 29, 2015.  The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          William Lopez-Lopez, age 34, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about August 1, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Natalie Murta, age 30, of Omaha, is charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a mixture containing methamphetamine beginning on or about June 1, 2015, and continuing to on or about June 23, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Ruben Navarro-Robles, age 37, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about August 12, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Denny Ochoa-Gonzalez, age 36, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about August 10, 2015, following deportation after conviction for a felony offense. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Adan Preciado-Medina, age 46, of Hastings, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 21, 2015, following deportation after conviction for a felony offense. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jeffrey M. Rindone, age 36, of Wood River, Nebraska, and Scott W. Rindone, age 33, of Lincoln, Nebraska, are charged in an eight-count Indictment. Count I of the Indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to commit bank fraud beginning in or about May 2013 and continuing through about September 2013. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 30 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Counts II thru XIII of the Indictment charges Jeffrey Rindone and Scott Rindone with bank fraud between on or about May 22, 2013 and on about September 12, 2013. Jeffrey Rindone and Scott Rindone together operated a business, Rindone, Inc., which built houses and borrowed money to do so from West Gate Bank, through lines of credit. The defendants allegedly submitted bogus claims for disbursements on their lines of credit totaling approximately $182,450. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 30 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment for each count.

*          Duane L. Rouillard, III, age 27, of Winnebago, Nebraska, is charged in a three-count Indictment. Count I of the Indictment charges the defendant with assaulting a federal officer on or about May 11, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 8 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Counts II and III of the Indictment charge the defendant with assault with a deadly weapon, on or about May 11, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment for each count.

*          Edwin Geovany Sanchez Mejia, age 28, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 30, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Kevin Smith, age 52, of Hastings, Nebraska, is charged with possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of actual methamphetamine on or about July 12, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 40 years imprisonment, a $5,000,000 fine, a 4 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jerrell S. Tyndall, age 20, of Walthill, Nebraska, is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on or about July 25, 2015. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 10 years, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Augustine Valadez-Briceno,  age 33, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 31, 2015, following deportation. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 2 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 1 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Adolfo Villa-Cervantes, age 26, of Omaha, is charged with illegal reentry into the United States on or about July 28, 2015, after deportation or removal following a conviction for an aggravated felony offense. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Jaquan D. Washington, age 19, Blayne L. McCroy, age 21, and Edward Davis, age 24, all of Omaha, were charged in a two-count Indictment. Count I of the Indictment charges the defendants with bank robbery resulting in the taking of approximately $1,026.90, from the Bank of the West, 8707 West Center Road, Omaha, Nebraska, on or about November 20, 2014. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Count II of the Indictment charges the defendants with discharging a firearm during and in relation to robbing the Bank of the West, on or about November 20, 2014. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is life imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

*          Shane M. Wibbels, age 39, of Pleasanton, Nebraska, is charged in a two-count Indictment. Counts I and II of the Indictment charge the defendant with making a false statement in an Agricultural Financial Statement regarding his total liabilities which was submitted to the Henderson State Bank, Greeley, Nebraska, on or about January 2009, and on or about March 22, 2010. The maximum possible penalty if convicted is 30 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, a 5 year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment for each count.

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