Northern District of Oklahoma | July Federal Grand Jury 2024-A Indictments Announced

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United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the results of the July Federal Grand Jury 2024-A Indictments.

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.

Joseph Scott Campbell. Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country. Campbell, 54, of Jay, is charged with engaging in a sexual act with a minor victim under 16 years old. The FBI, Cherokee Nation Marshall Service, and the Tahlequah Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alicia Hockenbury is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-210

Rodney Eldon Hunter. Second Degree Murder in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, Brandishing, and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence. Hunter, 55, of Tulsa and a member of the Cherokee Nation, is charged with unlawfully shooting Darrick Orcutt in the back and killing him. He is further charged with discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric O. Johnston is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-213

Aroldo Baudilio Miranda-Dionisio. Unlawful Reentry of a Removed Alien. Miranda-Dionisio, 53, a Guatemalan national, is charged with unlawfully reentering the United States after having been removed in Sep. 2017 at or near Dallas, Texas. U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement and Removal Operations is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christian Harris is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-211

Feliciano Ortega-Banderas; Luis Enrique Rios-Soriano; Morgan Ashley Kirby. Drug Conspiracy; Attempted Distribution of Methamphetamine; Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Ortega-Banderas, 21, of East Palo Alto, California; Rios-Soriano, 24, a Mexican National; and Kirby, 20, of Tulsa, are charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Ortega-Banderas is further charged with intentionally attempting to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine. Additionally, Rios-Soriano and Kirby are charged with attempting to possess more than 500 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Drug Enforcement Administration – Tulsa and Amarillo offices, the Texas Department of Safety, and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam C. Bailey is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-214

Arturo Procayo Rellanos. Unlawful Reentry of a Removed Alien. Rellanos, 43, a Mexican national, is charged with unlawfully reentering the United States after having been removed in Mar. 2024 at or near Laredo, Texas. U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement and Removal Operations is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cheryl L. Baber is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-209

Joseph Shane Simmons. Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography in Indian Country. Simmons, 48, of Owasso, is charged with knowingly receiving, possessing, and distributing visual images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children. He is further charged with possessing visual images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children under 12 years old. The Owasso Police Department is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ashley Robert is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-212

Marcus Alexander Vasquez. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition; Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute; Carrying and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime. Vasquez, 27, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition, knowing he was previously convicted of felonies. Additionally, he is charged with possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute and possessing and carrying a firearm while drug trafficking. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Tulsa Police Department, and the Broken Arrow Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen N. Scaife is prosecuting the case. 24-CR-224



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