Forty Two Individuals Indicted In August & September Grand Juries | USAO-EDOK

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester today announced the results of the August & September 2020 Federal Grand Juries. The combined grand juries returned 32 unsealed and 4 sealed indictments on crimes ranging from kidnapping, federal firearms offenses, robbery, drug trafficking/distribution, child exploitation, aggravated sexual assaults in Indian country, and murder in Indian country.

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.

JIMCY MCGIRT

Aggravated Sexual Abuse In Indian Country (Three Counts)

McGirt, 71, of Wagoner County, is charged with 3 counts of sexual abuse of a minor. Allegations are, in 1996, McGirt knowingly engaged in sexual acts with a child under the age of 12.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

MICHAEL WAYNE MILLER

Felony Child Abuse In Indian Country (Two Counts)

Miller, 41, of Muskogee, is charged with willfully striking and injuring a child under the age of eighteen in January 2019.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

BRANDON EDWARD BRIDGES

Child Neglect In Indian Country

Bridges, 24, of Muskogee, is charged with neglecting the health, safety and welfare of children under his supervision and exposing them to the use and possession of illegal drugs and illegal activities.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

JAYCE MICHAEL MOSQUITO

Aggravated Sexual Abuse In Indian Country

Mosquito, 33, of Okmulgee, is charged with sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country, alleging in June, 2018, Mosquito knowingly engaged in sexual activity with a child under the age of 12.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

CALEB TRENT HODGINS
TYLER SHANE GRANDSTAFF
TYLER ROSS DEERINWATER

Murder In Indian Country
Use, Brandish, Discharge, And Carry A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime of Violence
Assault With Intent To Commit Murder In Indian Country (Three Counts)

Hodgins, 25, of Holdenville; Grandstaff, 29, of Seminole, and Deerinwater, 29, of Holdenville, are charged with brandishing and using a Smith & Wesson .40 caliber pistol to kill Jonathon Merriman on or about June 24, 2018.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

NATHAN JOE CHECOTAH

Assault Of An Intimate Partner And Dating Partner In Indian Country
Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Commit Bodily Harm In Indian Country
 

Checotah, 26, of Okmulgee, is alleged to have assaulted his dating partner by suffocating and strangling her.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Sapulpa Police Department are the investigative agencies.

 

JOSHUA RYAN GANN

Murder In Indian Country

Gann, 29, of Wetumka, is charged with the premeditated murder of his grandfather, Gregory Lee Fish, with a sword.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

KYLE ELLIOTT LEITKA

Abusive Sexual Contact In Indian Country

Leitka, 31, of Weleetka, is charged with having sexual contact with the victim without permission.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

KYLE JOSEPH VANNORTWICK

Murder In Indian Country

Vannortwick, 35, of Muskogee, is charged with the premeditated murder of his identical twin brother, Adam Vannortwick, with a knife.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

MARK KEVIN DODSON
SETH HENRY THOMAS

Arson In Indian Country

Dodson, 51, of Okemah and Thomas, 22, of Okemah, are charged with conspiring and maliciously setting fire to a dwelling in Indian country, on or about September 15, 2019.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

TOMMY RYAN GOUGE

Murder In Indian Country

Gouge, 41, of Clearview, is charged with the premeditated murder of his wife, Stephanie Michelle Gouge, on February 14, 2020, with an edged weapon.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

JEREMY SANUEL HOOTEN

Assault With A Dangerous Weapon In Indian Country
Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country
Robbery In Indian Country
Use, Carry, And Brandishing A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence
First Degree Burglary In Indian Country
 

Hooten, 19, of Eufaula, is charged with breaking and entering into a home and, restraining, violently assaulting, and robbing an elderly victim at gun point. In the commission of the robbery, the victim sustained lacerations to the head.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

AUSTIN DEAN MCMAHAN

Murder In Indian Country (Two Counts)

McMahan, 21, of Okmulgee, is charged with the premeditated murder of Mandy Hart (his girlfriend) and Ronald Chandler by shooting them both with a firearm.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

GAGE HAYDEN ROSS 

Assault With Intent To Commit Murder In Indian Country
Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Do Bodily Harm In Indian Country
Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country
Use, Carry And Discharge Of A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence

Ross, 22, of Oktaha, is charged with shooting a victim in the back with a firearm with intent to kill.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

MATTHEW ROY LAWSON

Sexual Exploitation Of A Child / Use Of A Child To Produce A Visual Depiction
Possession Of Certain Material Involving The Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor

Lawson, 33, of Springdale Arkansas, is charged with willfully trying to persuade a person under the age of 12 years old to engage in sexually explicit conduct and using a child to produce visual depictions of a sexual nature.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

DIAMOND LEVI BRITT

Murder In Indian Country

Britt, 25, of Henryetta, is charged with the premeditated murder of his father, Gary Britt, on or about September 16, 2019, with a sword.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

MARTHA CHRISTINE SIMPSON
JABAICA LEE TECUMSEH
TOMMY GLEN TECUMSEH

Murder In Indian Country

Simpson, 44, of Broken Arrow; J. Tecumseh, 40, of Okmulgee, and T. Tecumseh, 33, of Okmulgee, are all charged with the premeditated stabbing murder of Robert Trevor Richardson.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

CAMERON AUSTIN BURGESS

Assault Resulting In Substantial Bodily Injury To A Spouse, Intimate Partner, Or Dating Partner In Indian Country
Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country
Use, Carry, And Discharge Of A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence

Burgess, 22, of Morris, is charged with assaulting his partner with a firearm, causing substantial bodily injury by gunshot wound.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

PATRICK DWAYNE MURPHY

Murder In Indian Country
Murder In Indian Country In Perpetration Of Kidnapping
Kidnapping Resulting In Death

Murphy, 51, of Vernon, is charged with the kidnapping and premeditated murder of George Jacobs, on August 28, 1999, with a knife.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

SOLOMON LAMONT HORSECHIEF

Aggravated Sexual Abuse In Indian Country (Four Counts)

Horsechief, 35, of Muskogee, is charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a person under the age of 16 years old and administering intoxicants to said minor.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

DENNIS DEWAYNE CANTRELL

Possession With Intent To Distribute Heroin
Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine
Possession Of Firearm In Furtherance Of A Drug Trafficking Crime
Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Cantrell, 29, of McAlester, is charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Cantrell is further charged as a felon in possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crime.

The Drug Enforcement Administration is the primary investigative agency. 

 

MIKE AVERY THOMPSON, JR.

Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Commit Bodily Harm In Indian Country
Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country

Thompson, 30, of Okemah, is charged with the stabbing, resulting in serious bodily harm, of a male in Indian Country.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

NELSON ONARO, D.O.

Unlawful Distribution And Dispensing Of Controlled Substances (Twenty Four Counts)

Onaro, a 67 year-old Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine out of McAlester, is charged with illegally dispensing and distributing controlled substances from approximately May 23, 2019, to on or about November 26, 2019.  

The Drug Enforcement Administration is the primary investigative agency.

 

COLTON DELAIN EDWARDS
JOBE ANTHONY TERRONEZ
PHILLIP LEMONT JONES, JR.
JAKEYVIOUS DUNE LEE KEY
JAYSEA MARKARA WILLIAMS

Assault With Intent To Commit Murder In Indian Country (Two Counts)
Attempted Robbery In Indian Country (Two Counts)
First Degree Burglary In Indian Country (Two Counts)
Assault With A Dangerous Weapon, With Intent To Do Bodily Harm In Indian Country (Two Counts)
Use, Carry, And Discharge Of A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence
Firearms Conspiracy 

Edwards, 19, Terronez, 19, Jones Jr., 19,  Key, 19, and Williams, 19, all of Haskell, allegedly used firearms to attempt to shoot, assault, and ultimately murder victims during the commission of a burglary and attempted robbery.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

JOHNATHAN ZAMUDIO

Murder In Indian Country

Zamudio, 33, of Muskogee, is charged with the premeditated stabbing murder of Keith Dean Boswell, while in a physical altercation with the victim outside of a Family Dollar store in the city of Muskogee.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

JOSHUA RYAN GREEN

Murder In Indian Country (Two Counts)
Arson In Indian Country

Green, 30, of Okemah, is charged with the premeditated murder of his former girlfriend’s mother and brother with a firearm. Green is also charged with maliciously setting a fire to the incident residence.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

DORION LAROY MARTIN

Assault With Intent To Commit Murder In Indian Country
Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Commit Bodily Harm In Indian Country (Two Counts)
Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country
Use, Carry And Discharge Of A Firearm During A
nd In Relation To A Crime Of Violence
Felon In Possession Of Firearm

Martin, 28, of Muskogee, allegedly used a firearm to attempt to shoot, assault, and ultimately murder victims by causing serious bodily injury during an altercation. Martin is further charged as a felon in possession of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

KYLE JOE MAXWELL

Robbery In Indian Country

Maxwell, 26, of Weleetka, allegedly robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in Okfuskee County on November 8, 2017.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

MATTHEW WEST NIX

Involuntary Manslaughter In Indian Country

Nix, 33, of Morris, is charged with involuntary manslaughter after causing a car accident, resulting in the death of a woman, while driving impaired.  

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

STEPHEN JACK NELSON

Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Commit Bodily Harm In Indian Country

Nelson, 32, of McAlester, is charged with discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm during a verbal altercation.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

RAITHIELE ROBINSON
SKY ANGEL WRIGHT

Murder In Indian Country In Perpetration Of Robbery
Attempted Robbery
Conspiracy

Robinson, 46, of Broken Arrow and Wright, 25, of Broken Arrow, allegedly caused the unlawful killing of the victim, Mikael Parker, during the commission of the robbery.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

 

DAVID NEIL DUNN

Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury In Indian Country
Use, Carry, And Discharge Of A Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence

Dunn, 20, of Muskogee, is charged with brandishing and discharging a shortened .22 caliber rifle that resulted in a female victim sustaining gunshot wounds on October 9, 2019.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

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