Federal Grand Jury A Indictments Announced- March 2022

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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the results of the March 2022 Federal Grand Jury A.

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.

Jose Guadalupe Campos Lopez. Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country (Count 1); Coercion and Enticement of a Minor (Counts 2,3); Sex Trafficking of Children (Counts 4,5). Campos, 35, is alleged to have engaged in sexual acts with a minor victim between the ages of 12 and 16, from Jan. 1, 2019, to Oct. 11, 2021. He is further charged with enticing the same victim and a second minor victim to engage in sexual activity. Finally, Campos allegedly recruited the two victims to engage in commercial sex acts. He allegedly provided money and other items as payment in return for the minors performing sex acts with him. The FBI and Mayes County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Gina S. Gilmore is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-71

Dakota Wayne Campus. Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Attempting to Strangle in Indian Country; 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; Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Campus, 27, of Tulsa, is charged with strangling an intimate partner on Feb. 4, 2022. He is further charged with assaulting the victim with a dangerous weapon and with carrying, using and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Finally, he is charged with being a felon in possession of a Taurus Int. 9 mm caliber pistol and 10 rounds of ammunition. Neighbors in the apartment complex called authorities with reports of hearing a violent attack. Campus allegedly fled when authorities arrived but was located on Feb. 11 and taken into custody after a chase. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey P. Todd is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-64

Carlos Montil Cobb. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition; Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime. Cobb, 44, of Tulsa, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Fabrique Nationale 9 mm caliber semi-automatic pistol and seven rounds of ammunition on Feb. 10, 2022. He is further charged with knowingly possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine on Feb. 10, 2022, and with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam C. Bailey is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-72

Tye Dean Lewis Ross Cody. Involuntary Manslaughter in Indian Country. Cody, 21, of Nowata, was allegedly speeding and unlawfully passed another vehicle. Cody’s vehicle struck one motorist’s vehicle as he attempted to pass it and then collided head-on with a second vehicle, killing the driver. The incident occurred on May 28, 2020, in Nowata County. The FBI and Oklahoma Highway Patrol are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon A. Skates is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-63

Derek Ray Flaming. Receipt of an Obscene Visual Representation of the Sexual Abuse of Children; Distribution of an Obscene Visual Representation of the Sexual Abuse of Children; Aggravated Sexual Abuse; Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse; Attempted Sexual Abuse (second superseding). Flaming, 35, of Salina, Oklahoma, allegedly received and later distributed an image depicting a minor child engaged in sexually explicit conduct from Feb. 1, 2016, to Nov. 29, 2016. He is also charged with engaging in a sexual act with a minor under 12 years of age from May 1, 2015, to Oct. 23, 2016. He is further charged with assaulting a minor victim under the age of 12 with intent to commit aggravated sexual abuse from Nov. 1 through Nov. 16, 2016. Finally, he is charged with attempting to sexually abuse the child on Nov. 18, 2016. Flaming allegedly committed the crimes when he was a dependent of a U.S. Armed Forces member. The Army Criminal Investigative Command, CEOS High Technology Investigative Unit, U.S. Marshals’ Northern Oklahoma Violent Crime Task Force and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations are the investigative agencies. CEOS Trial Attorney Ralph Paradiso and Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron M. Jolly of the Northern District of Oklahoma are prosecuting the case. See the June 28, 2021 press release announcing the initial indictment. 21-CR-281

Anthony James Nadolny. First Degree Burglary in Indian Country; Third Degree Burglary in Indian Country. On Dec. 17, 2019, Nadolny, 33, of Tulsa, allegedly broke into a home with the intent to commit a crime. He also broke into an automobile in the garage. Nadolny allegedly stole numerous items to include a firearm, credit cards, a tool set, personal documents, and more. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney George Jiang is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-65

Vernon Jenedia Neel. Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force in Indian Country; Assault with Intent to Commit Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force in Indian Country; Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country; Robbery in Indian Country; First Degree Burglary in Indian Country; Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Attempting to Strangle in Indian Country (second superseding). Neel, 42, a transient, is alleged to have held a victim down, choked her, then struck her in the face as he attempted to sexually assault her on July 3, 2021. Neel is also alleged to have taken the victim’s cell phone, keys, and BB gun by force and intimidation. Neel is further charged with first degree burglary for kicking in the door of a second woman’s home while the home was occupied on April 4, 2021. Finally, he is charged with assaulting a third victim, who was an intimate partner, by strangling her on Sept. 27, 2017.  The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey P. Todd and Vani Singhal are prosecuting the case. 21-CR-362


Kishan Harkishonbhai Panchal. Making a False Statement to a Firearms Dealer. Panchal, 26, of Broken Arrow, allegedly lied on federal forms, specifically the AFT Form 4473, when he attempted to purchase a firearm from Quik Fix Gun and Pawn in Bristow. Panchal marked that he had never been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence when, in truth, he had been convicted of Domestic Assault and Battery Against a Pregnant Woman in Osage County District Court in September 2020. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Adam C. Bailey is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-62

Richard Alan Stewart. Felon in Possession of Firearms and Ammunition; Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Carrying a Firearm During and in Relation to a Drug Trafficking Crime; Carrying, Using, and Brandishing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Drug Trafficking Crime; Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime. Stewart, 50, of Miami, Oklahoma, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Spike’s Tactical Model ST15 multi-caliber semi-automatic rifle and with carrying the firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime on Nov. 13, 2019. He allegedly possessed 50 grams or more of methamphetamine on Nov. 13, 2019. Stewart is further charged with being a felon in possession of a Smith and Wesson .380 caliber pistol, a Smith and Wesson .45 caliber revolver and a Heritage .22 caliber revolver and with possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime on March 18, 2021. Stewart allegedly possessed with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine on March 18, 2021. Stewart is further charged with being a felon in possession of a Ruger EC9s 9 mm caliber pistol and seven rounds of ammunition and with possessing the firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime on May 17, 2021. Stewart allegedly possessed with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine on May 17, 2021. The Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and the Oklahoma District 13 Drug Task Force are the investigative agencies. This indictment resulted from an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigation “Operation Pullin Chains.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle McWaters is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-74

Nicholas Chase Washington. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country (superseding). Washington, 36, of Tulsa, allegedly assaulted the victim with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm on Jan. 10, 2022. The FBI is the investigative agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Shannon Cozzoni is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-55

Zane David Williams. Theft from a Gaming Establishment on Indian Lands of More Than $1,000. On Feb. 22, 2022, Williams, 35, of Harrison, Arkansas, allegedly stole property worth more than $1,000 from a casino operated by the Quapaw Nation. The FBI and Quapaw Tribal Marshals Service are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex M. Scott is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-75 

James Edward Wise. Possession of an Unregistered Rifle Having a Barrel of Less Than 16 Inches in Length. Wise, 44, of Tulsa, is charged with possessing an Izimash 7.62 X 39 caliber semi-automatic rifle having a barrel of less than 16 inches in length that was not registered to him in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney John E. Brasher is prosecuting the case. 22-CR-76