Three Individuals Indicted In January 2021 Federal Grand Jury | USAO-EDOK

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester today announced the results of the January 2021 Federal Grand Jury. The grand jury returned 3 unsealed and 5 sealed indictments on crimes ranging from federal firearms offenses, robbery, sexual abuse, child exploitation, 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.



Assault Of An Intimate Partner And Dating Partner By Strangling, Suffocating, And Attempting To Strangle And Suffocate In Indian Country (2 Counts)
Assault Resulting In Substantial Bodily Injury To An Intimate Partner And Dating Partner In Indian Country (2 Counts)
Simple Assault Against A Victim Who Has Not Attained The Age Of Sixteen Years In Indian Country (Misdemeanor)

Foster, 30, of Muskogee, is charged with assaulting his female partner on multiple occasions in 2019, causing substantial bodily injury by strangulation.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.



Murder In Indian Country
Causing The Death Of A Person In The Course Of A Violation Of Title 18
Use, Brandish, Discharge, And Carry Of Firearm During And In Relation To A Crime Of Violence

Spain, 36, of Okemah, is charged with brandishing and using a shotgun to kill Teresa Smith after a verbal altercation on or about January 5, 2019.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.



Abusive Sexual Contact With A Child In Indian Country

Farrow, 31, of Henryetta, is charged with having sexual contact with a minor, female child in December 2017.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the primary investigative agency.

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