U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma
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September 11, 2015

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, OK—The results of the September 2015 Federal Grand Jury were announced today by Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

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 federal crimes which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome a defendant’s presumption of innocence.

Kenneth O’Neal Batten. Sexual Exploitation of a Child, Distribution of Child Pornography, and Possession of Child Pornography. O’Neal Batten, 36, of Claremore, is charged with sexual exploitation of a child for the purpose of producing and distributing child pornography, as well as possessing child pornography. If convicted, the statutory minimum penalty is 15 years and not more than 30 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for sexual exploitation of a child; not less than five years and not more than 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for distribution of child pornography; and not more than 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for possession of child pornography. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is the investigating agency.

Llobane Cobos-Carperna. Reentry of Removed Alien. Cobos-Carperna, 27, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in September 2008 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Joshua Robert Downs. Possession of Firearm and Ammunition After Conviction of a Crime of Domestic Violence. Downs, 36, of Skiatook, is charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition after a prior domestic assault and battery conviction. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the investigating agency.

Santos Flores-Alvarado. Reentry of Removed Alien. Flores-Alvarado, 32, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in October 2012 near Atlanta, Georgia. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Fernando Gonzalez-Esparza. Reentry of Removed Alien. Gonzalez-Esparza, 31, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in November 2012 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

John Dean Lockett. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Lockett, 46, of Tulsa, is charged with failing to register as a sex offender as required under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Marshals Service is the investigating agency.

Sammie Leo Montgomery. Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Montgomery, 50, is charged with failing to register as a sex offender as required under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Marshals Service is the investigating agency.

Jorge Sanchez-Urquiza. Reentry of Removed Alien. Sanchez-Urquiza, 29, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2009 near Del Rio, Texas. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the investigating agency.

Timothy Jason Sumner. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Sumner, 31, of Tulsa , is charged with possessing a 9mm caliber revolver and ammunition after prior felony convictions. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigating agency.

Albert Sveinjonsson. Abusive Sexual Contact in Indian Country. Sveinjonsson, a non-Indian, 46, of Haskell, is charged with engaging in sexual contact with an Indian woman without her permission. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is two years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the investigating agency.

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