U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma
(918) 684-5100
November 3, 2015

Six Individuals Indicted in November Grand Jury

MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the November 2015 Federal Grand Jury.

“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt. A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court. Federal prison sentences are non-parolable.”

RICKY DALE BARRON, age 61, of Muse, Oklahoma

Felon in Possession of Firearm

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 25, 2015 and again on or about October 29, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, RICKY DALE BARRON, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, firearms which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charge arose from an investigation by the United States Forest Service. The charge is in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), punishable by not more than 10 years’ imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Tim Hammer

CLINTON LAMONT CRAWLEY, age 38, of Grant, Oklahoma

Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 10, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, CLINTON LAMONT CRAWLEY, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), punishable by not more than 10 years’ imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Dean Burris

CHRISTOPHER DEAN JONES, age 36, of Stilwell, Oklahoma a/k/a “Snake”

Felon in Possession of Firearm Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition Possession Of Counterfeit Obligations Or Securities Of The United States

The Indictment alleges that on or about July 30, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, CHRISTOPHER DEAN JONES a/k/a Snake, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce. It further alleges that on or about October 1, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce and the defendant, with intent to defraud, possessed a counterfeit obligation of the United States

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, United States Secret Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years’ imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,00.00 or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris

BUDDY KENNY ROGERS, age 36, of Sayre, Oklahoma

BRITTANI M. ROSS, age 26, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Drug Conspiracy

The Indictment alleges that in or about June 2014 and continuing until on or about April 1, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendants, BUDDY KENNY ROGERS and BRITTANI M. ROSS, did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate and agree together, and with others, known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, as follows: to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance and a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, Tahlequah Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency. The charge is in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not less than five years and up to Life imprisonment, up to a $8,000,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson

GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL, age 38, of Leon, Oklahoma a/k/a “Willie”

Distribution of Methamphetamine

The Indictment alleges that on or about May 29, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL a/k/a Willie, did knowingly and intentionally distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance. The charge arose from an investigation by the Ardmore Police Department, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The charge is in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not more than 20 years’ imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine or both.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn

Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 10, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, CLINTON LAMONT CRAWLEY, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, the Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1) and 924(a)(2), punishable by not more than 10 years’ imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Dean Burris

CHRISTOPHER DEAN JONES, age 36, of Stilwell, Oklahoma a/k/a “Snake”

Felon in Possession of Firearm Felon in Possession of Firearm and Ammunition Possession of Counterfeit Obligations or Securities of the United States

The Indictment alleges that on or about July 30, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, CHRISTOPHER DEAN JONES a/k/a Snake, having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce. It further alleges that on or about October 1, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant having been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year, did knowingly possess in and affecting commerce, a firearm and ammunition which had been shipped and transported in interstate commerce and the defendant, with intent to defraud, possessed a counterfeit obligation of the United States

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tahlequah Police Department, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee Nation Marshal Service, United States Secret Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(1) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 472, punishable by not more than 20 years’ imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,00.00 or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris

BUDDY KENNY ROGERS, age 36, of Sayre, Oklahoma

BRITTANI M. ROSS, age 26, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Drug Conspiracy

The Indictment alleges that in or about June 2014 and continuing until on or about April 1, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendants, BUDDY KENNY ROGERS and BRITTANI M. ROSS, did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate and agree together, and with others, known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, as follows: to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance and a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, Tahlequah Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency. The charge is in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(B) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not less than five years and up to Life imprisonment, up to a $8,000,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson

GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL, age 38, of Leon, Oklahoma a/k/a “Willie”

Distribution of Methamphetamine

The Indictment alleges that on or about May 29, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL a/k/a Willie, did knowingly and intentionally distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance. The charge arose from an investigation by the Ardmore Police Department, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The charge is in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not more than 20 years’ imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine or both.

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