Federal Grand Jury B Indictments Announced- June 2022

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

TULSA, Okla. – United States Attorney Clint Johnson today announced the results of the June 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.

Jacob William Paul Coombes. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition. Coombes, 27, of Cushing, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Glock .45 caliber pistol and seven rounds of ammunition.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Quapaw Nation Marshal Service are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney William Rubens is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-189

Christopher Daniel Gilliam. Assault of a Spouse or Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Attempting to Strangle in Indian Country (Counts 1, 3); Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding (Misdemeanor) (Counts 2,4). Gilliam is charged with strangling and beating an intimate/dating partner on Dec. 2, 2021. Gilliam is further charged with strangling and beating a second intimate partner on June 6, 2022. The FBI, Muscogee Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department, and Creek County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Briden is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-183

Jordan James Hodges. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition; Receipt of Stolen Property in Indian Country in Excess of $1,000. Hodges, 32, of Moore, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Remington .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle with a Bushnell scope and 35 rounds of ammunition on May 19, 2020. He is further charged with stealing an All-Terrain Vehicle, which was valued in excess of $1,000. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, and Oklahoma Department of Agriculture are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cheryl L. Baber is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-184

Steven Alberto Juarez. Second Degree Murder in Indian Country. Juarez, 19, of Tulsa, is alleged to have intentionally run over Orlando Lorenz Lays Bad with his vehicle on May 20, 2022. The victim died at the scene. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon A. Skates is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-185

Millard Ray Laskey. Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in Indian Country; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country; Maiming in Indian Country. Laskey, 51, of Bristow, allegedly assaulted the victim with a Bluetooth speaker and machete on May 21, 2022. He is further charged with maiming the defendant during the assault. The FBI, Bristow Police Department, and Muscogee Nation Lighthorse Tribal Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney George Jiang is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-186

Justin Eli Muncy. Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor; Commission of Felony Sex Offense Involving a Minor by a Registered Sex Offender. Muncy, 45, of Lawton, allegedly attempted to coerce an individual he believed to be a minor into engaging in sexual activity from Jan. 27, 2022 to April 14, 2022. Instead, he was messaging an undercover agent. Muncy committed the alleged crime while he was a registered sex offender. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Leah Paisner is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-187

Jordan Tyler Nunn. Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition (Counts 1-3). Nunn, 32, of Tulsa, allegedly was a felon in possession of a Ruger 9mm Luger caliber semi-automatic pistol and 12 rounds of ammunition on July 29, 2021. He is also charged with possession of a Taurus Armas 9mm Luger caliber semi-automatic pistol 12 rounds of ammunition on March 8, 2022. Finally, he is charged with possession of a Samsun Domestic Defense and Industry Corporation (Canik) 9×19 caliber semi-automatic pistol and 15 rounds of ammunition on June 1, 2022. The investigative agencies are the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Tulsa Police Department and Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Valeria Luster is prosecuting the case.

Joshua Lee Ortiz-Hernandez. Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor (Counts 1); Sexual Abuse of a Minor in Indian Country (Counts 2-4); Production of Child Pornography (Count 5); Possession of Child Pornography (Counts 6). Ortiz-Hernandez, 36, allegedly sexually abused a minor between the ages of 12 and 16 on June 5, 2022. He is also charged with producing and possessing visual depictions of the alleged abuse. The investigative agencies are the FBI and Pryor Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Valeria Luster is prosecuting the case.

Joshua Cain Roets. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon with Intent to do Bodily Harm in Indian Country. Roets, 34, transient, is charged with assaulting the victim with a knife on May 29, 2022. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Briden is prosecuting the case.

Richard Alan Sisney. Receipt and Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct; Possession of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct; Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography; Distribution of Child Pornography. Sisney, 68, of Tulsa, allegedly received, possessed, and distributed child pornography from May 29, 2021 to May 20, 2022. The investigative agency is the FBI. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle McWaters is prosecuting the case.

Brandon Michael Smart. Assault of an Intimate/Dating Partner by Strangling and Attempting to Strangle in Indian Country. Smart, 33, of Tulsa, allegedly strangled an intimate/dating partner on June 8, 2022. The FBI and Tulsa Police Department are the investigative agencies. Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Briden is prosecuting the case. 22-cr-196