U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma
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December 9, 2015

Federal Grand Jury Criminal Indictments Announced

TULSA, OK—The results of the December 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.

Lachambra Nadene Buntin. Theft of Mail by Employee. Buntin, 39, of Mounds, Okla., a United States Postal Service employee, is charged with stealing mail on September 8 and October 16, 2015. If convicted, the statutory maximum sentence is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The United States Postal Service-Office of Inspector General is the investigating agency.

Jose Anuar Claudio-Ortiz. Reentry of Removed Alien. Claudio-Ortiz, 38, is charged with having returned to the United States unlawfully after being deported in December 2010 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.

Elton John Fernandes. Possession of AB-Fubinaca with Intent to Distribute and Possession of XLR-11 with Intent to Distribute. Fernandes, 37, of Broken Arrow, is charged with possession with intent to distribute AB-Fubinaca and XLR-11, both drugs are a Schedule I controlled substance. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. In addition, the defendant shall forfeit several firearms. The Drug Enforcement Administration is the investigating agency.

Kaitlin Elizabeth Lemons. Possession of Stolen Mail. Lemons, 30, of Tulsa, is charged with possession of stolen mail. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The United States Postal Inspector is the investigating agency.

Dustin Scott Ross. Bank Robbery and Interference with Commerce by Robbery. Ross, 21, of Fort Gibson, Okla., is charged with robbing an Arvest Bank, on November 4, 2015, and robbing a CVS of OxyContin and Oxycodone on November 19, 2015, both businesses are located in Tulsa. If convicted, the statutory maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the investigating agency.

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