Federal Grand Jury B Indictments Announced- January

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United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the results of the January 2022 Federal Grand Jury B.

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

Alex Devon Brumfield. Coercion and Enticement of a Minor; Production of Child Pornography; Possession of Child Pornography; Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country. Brumfield, 23, of Tulsa, allegedly used electronic means to knowingly entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. He also took pictures of the minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing visual depictions and possessed child pornography. Finally, Brumfield is charged with engaging in a sexual act with the child. The crimes took place on Dec. 30-31, 2021. The FBI and Broken Arrow Police Department conducted are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey P. Todd is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-14

Ronnell Dontae Butler. Felon in Possession of Ammunition; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Child Abuse in Indian Country (superseding). Butler, 25, of Oklahoma City, is charged with being a felon in possession of Luger 9 mm caliber ammunition. He is further alleged to have pointed a firearm at a woman and threatened to shoot her as a child sat near her, thereby also threatening the child’s safety. The crime occurred on Nov. 1, 2021. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cymetra M. Williams is prosecuting the case. 21-CR-559

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Steve Cruz Jr. First Degree Burglary in Indian Country. Cruz Jr., 23, of Miami,  is charged with breaking into an occupied home on Jan. 2, 2022. The FBI and Quapaw Tribal Marshal’s Service are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ben Tonkin is prosecuting the case22-CR-21

Jeffery Carl Cunningham. Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor Under 12 Years of Age in Indian Country (Counts 1-3) (superseding). Cunningham, 44, of Eucha, is charged with sexually abusing three different children who were under the age of 12. The crimes date back as far as 1997. The FBI is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam C. Baily is prosecuting the case.  21-CR-384

Koalton Byrnn Ellis. First Degree Murder in Indian Country. On July 24, 2021, Ellis, 29, assaulted victim Buffie Raulston by stabbing her with a knife at a motel in Bartlesville. The victim later succumbed to her injuries. The FBI and Bartlesville Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Gina S. Gilmore is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-22


Joshua Earl English. Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Intimate/Dating Partner in Indian Country (Count 1); Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling, Suffocating, and Attempting to Strangle and Suffocate in Indian Country (Count 2); Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country (Counts 3, 4); Child Abuse in Indian Country (Count 5). On Jan. 1, 2022, English, 31, of Tulsa, allegedly assaulted a dating partner by repeatedly striking her in the face, resulting in substantial bodily injury. The same day, English also placed his hands over the victim’s mouth and nose then forced her onto the ground, held her by the neck, and sat on her chest and hands. All these actions restricted the victim’s ability to breathe. On Sept. 22 and Sept. 28, 2021, English also repeatedly struck his dating partner with a belt. Finally, from July 1, to July 31, 2021, English allegedly committed child abuse when he struck an individual who was holding a child, causing the child to fall to the ground. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey P. Todd is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-15

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Greggory William Henson. Misprision of Felony. On Nov. 6, 2021, Henson, 37, of Tulsa, is alleged to have moved a vehicle so it would not be available for evidence. Henson knew the car was used during the commission of a felony, where a man was killed with a firearm. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward Snow is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-16

Daniel Lee Jumper. Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Attempting to Strangle in Indian Country. On Dec. 6, 2021, Jumper, 26, of Eucha, allegedly strangled his spouse. The FBI and Delaware County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle M. McWaters is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-17

Richard Martinez; Markie Eilene Cruze. Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. Martinez, 34, and Cruz, 31, both of Fresno, California, are charged with aiding and abetting one another when they knowingly possessed with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine on Jan. 17, 2022. The Drug Enforcement Administration and Oklahoma Highway Patrol are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ben Tonkin is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-23

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Eleazar Perez-Delgado. Unlawful Reentry of a Removed Alien. Perez-Delgado, 47, of Tulsa, is charged with unlawfully being in the United States after having been deported on April 13, 2019, at or near Del Rio, Texas. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles M. McLaughlin is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-18

Emmitt Graywolf Sam. First Degree Felony Murder in Indian Country. Sam, 23, of Tulsa, aiding and abetting Nathan Simmons, unlawfully killed victim Johnathan Stephens during the commission of a series of robberies on June 25, 2016. Acting together, the two men committed the robberies, and while doing so, fatally shot the victim. The FBI and Tulsa and Broken Arrow Police Departments are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney John E. Brasher is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-13

Joshua Lee White. Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country. On Jan. 5, 2022, White, 46, of Claremore, beat another man with his fists and an unknown object. The FBI, Owasso Police Department, and investigators from the Rogers County District Attorney’s Office are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan E. Michel is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-19


Adrien Jesse Zorrilla. Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country. On Jan. 1, 2022, Zorrilla, 21, of Broken Arrow, knowingly engaged in a sexual act with a child between 12 and 16 years of age. The FBI and Broken Arrow Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex M. Scott is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-24

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