ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma https://www.ice.gov/ ICE Headline News Feed by State en Copyright 2020 Thu, 08 Dec 2022 21:14:23 -0500 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 19:00:00 -0500 Oklahoma man sentenced to 20 years for possessing a gun while dealing methamphetamine after HSI investigation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-20-years-possessing-gun-while-dealing-methamphetamine-after Jerry James Kendall Ritchie, 32, was indicted federally Nov. 13, 2018, with possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, and felon in possession of a firearm. These charges stemmed from his Oct. 19, 2018, arrest by the Enid Police Department. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-20-years-possessing-gun-while-dealing-methamphetamine-after Tue, 04/28/2020 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma ICE HSI Tulsa investigation results in 15-year sentence in methamphetamine case https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-tulsa-investigation-results-15-year-sentence-methamphetamine-case Takila Shauntel Carpenter, 34, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. ICE HSI Tulsa investigation results in 15-year sentence in methamphetamine case https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-hsi-tulsa-investigation-results-15-year-sentence-methamphetamine-case Fri, 04/24/2020 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 2 Oklahoma men indicted on child sex trafficking charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-men-indicted-child-sex-trafficking-charges The indictment against Rolando Cifuentes-Lopez, 36, states he engaged in this conduct from November 2016 to Jan. 18, 2019. The indictment against Eri Cifuentes-Lopez, 40, states he engaged in this conduct from January 2018 to Jan. 18, 2019. Eri Cifuentes-Lopez is also charged with illegally re-entering the United States. He was removed (deported) from the country Nov. 2, 2005, and was found in the United States on Nov. 20, 2019, without the consent of the Attorney General or the Secretary of Homeland Security. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-men-indicted-child-sex-trafficking-charges Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Illegal alien convicted in Oklahoma of attempting to sexually entice an 11-year-old girl https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/illegal-alien-convicted-oklahoma-attempting-sexually-entice-11-year-old-girl-0 A jury convicted Agustin Nieto Regalado, 47, residing in Tulsa, for attempted coercion and enticement of a minor, and for possession of a false U.S. permanent resident card. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/illegal-alien-convicted-oklahoma-attempting-sexually-entice-11-year-old-girl-0 Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma man sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for being a convicted felon illegally possessing a firearm and high-capacity magazines https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-7-years-federal-prison-being-convicted-felon-illegally-0 On April 16, 2019, a federal grand jury indicted Jason Scott Pedro, 37, of Clinton, Oklahoma, for illegally possessing a firearm Feb. 7, 2019, during a traffic stop. In particular, he possessed a lower receiver of an AR-15-style rifle, along with five, loaded high-capacity magazines. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-7-years-federal-prison-being-convicted-felon-illegally-0 Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 2 men plead guilty in Oklahoma to selling fraudulent social security and US permanent resident cards https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-men-plead-guilty-oklahoma-selling-fraudulent-social-security-and-us-permanent Cristian Alvarado Morales, 30, and Anderson Garces Lopez, 29, both of Tulsa, pleaded guilty Monday to selling fraudulent social security and U.S. permanent resident cards to individuals unlawfully living in the United States, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-men-plead-guilty-oklahoma-selling-fraudulent-social-security-and-us-permanent Mon, 11/04/2019 - 14:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma ICE arrests Salvadoran alien accused of rape who went to victim's house immediately after Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office failed to honor ICE detainer https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-salvadoran-alien-accused-rape-who-went-victims-house-immediately-after ICE arrested Antonio Ulises Perez, a 38-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador accused of rape, Wednesday, after the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) failed to honor an ICE detainer and released him from custody.  https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-salvadoran-alien-accused-rape-who-went-victims-house-immediately-after Thu, 10/10/2019 - 10:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Saudi man sentenced in Oklahoma to nearly 13 years in federal prison for concealing attendance at al Qaeda training camp, visa fraud https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-man-sentenced-oklahoma-nearly-13-years-federal-prison-concealing-attendance-al On Feb. 5, 2018, Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 35, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and a former resident of Weatherford, Oklahoma, was taken into custody by the FBI without incident, based on a criminal complaint signed in the Western District of Oklahoma. According to the complaint, the FBI found 15 of Alfallaj’s fingerprints on an application to an al Qaeda training camp, known as al Farooq, which was one of al Qaeda’s key training sites in Afghanistan leading up to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-man-sentenced-oklahoma-nearly-13-years-federal-prison-concealing-attendance-al Thu, 10/03/2019 - 07:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Universal Aryan Brotherhood gang members in Oklahoma sentenced to decades in prison https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/universal-aryan-brotherhood-gang-members-oklahoma-sentenced-decades-prison Christopher Chad Pool, aka “Cityboy,” 40, will serve 20 years in prison for drug and gun crimes, while Owen Henry Long Jr., aka “Ardmore,” 38, will serve more than 28 years in prison for a drug offense. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/universal-aryan-brotherhood-gang-members-oklahoma-sentenced-decades-prison Wed, 08/28/2019 - 11:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 2 Oklahoma prison guards indicted for distributing methamphetamine https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-prison-guards-indicted-distributing-methamphetamine Micah Lynne Wascher, 36, and Travis Eugene Wascher, 42, both of Canute, Oklahoma, were correctional officers for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections at the North Fork Correctional Facility in Sayre, Oklahoma, at the time of the alleged offenses. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-prison-guards-indicted-distributing-methamphetamine Wed, 08/07/2019 - 06:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 29 indicted in Oklahoma for large-scale heroin trafficking operations originating from Mexico https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/29-indicted-oklahoma-large-scale-heroin-trafficking-operations-originating-mexico According to the indictment, Stille Giovanni Guiterrez Vivanco, 34, is alleged to have led this international drug trafficking organization. “Cell heads” included Jose Garcia, 36, of Tulsa, and Edson Garcia-Velasquez, 25, of Tulsa. Norman Fabian Huerta Avalos, 36, served in various capacities, including coordinating assignments for other organization members and serving as dispatch. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/29-indicted-oklahoma-large-scale-heroin-trafficking-operations-originating-mexico Tue, 05/14/2019 - 16:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma man convicted of methamphetamine and firearm charges https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-convicted-methamphetamine-and-firearm-charges An indictment filed on Nov. 13, 2018, charged Jerry James Kendall Ritchie, 32, of Enid, Oklahoma, with possessing 13.9 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possessing a firearm after a felony conviction, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-convicted-methamphetamine-and-firearm-charges Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 18 members and associates of white supremacist gang indicted for racketeering and drug distribution https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/18-members-and-associates-white-supremacist-gang-indicted-racketeering-and-drug Eighteen members and associates of a white supremacist gang, the Universal Aryan Brotherhood, were charged in federal court Thursday for their alleged roles in conspiring in a racketeering enterprise, kidnapping, and drug conspiracy. U.S. Attorney for the District of Northern Oklahoma Trent Shores and ASAC James M. Wright of HSI Dallas. , Universal Aryan Brotherhood tattoos https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/18-members-and-associates-white-supremacist-gang-indicted-racketeering-and-drug Thu, 02/21/2019 - 16:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Former Oklahoma teacher admits creating sexually violent images of children using photographs downloaded from Facebook https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-oklahoma-teacher-admits-creating-sexually-violent-images-children-using At the plea hearing, Jerry Matthew Berry admitted to producing obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children and distributing child pornography in 2017 and 2018. Cyber Crimes detectives from Tulsa Police Department and HSI special agents discovered Berry’s illicit activities during a peer-to-peer file-sharing undercover investigation. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-oklahoma-teacher-admits-creating-sexually-violent-images-children-using Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-10-years-federal-prison-possessing-child-pornography Ryan Edward Offineer, 41, of Muldrow, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment, 15 years’ supervised release, and ordered to pay $8,500 in restitution to the victim(s) for possessing child pornography. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-10-years-federal-prison-possessing-child-pornography Thu, 01/31/2019 - 12:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Saudi citizen residing in Oklahoma pleads guilty to visa fraud and concealing attendance at al Qaeda training camp https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-citizen-residing-oklahoma-pleads-guilty-visa-fraud-and-concealing-attendance-al On Feb. 5, 2018, Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 35, a citizen of Saudi Arabia, was taken into custody by the FBI without incident, based on a criminal complaint signed in the Western District of Oklahoma. According to the complaint, the FBI found 15 of Alfallaj’s fingerprints on an application to an al Qaeda training camp, known as al Farooq, which was one of al Qaeda’s key training sites in Afghanistan. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-citizen-residing-oklahoma-pleads-guilty-visa-fraud-and-concealing-attendance-al Fri, 12/14/2018 - 07:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma-based agri-business agrees to $1 million civil settlement https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-based-agri-business-agrees-1-million-civil-settlement Seaboard Corporation, which operates a pork production plant in Guymon, Oklahoma, through its subsidiary Seaboard Foods L.L.C., agreed on Nov. 1, 2018, to pay a total of $1,006,000. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-based-agri-business-agrees-1-million-civil-settlement Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma City man sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to entice a 14-year-old boy https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-city-man-sentenced-10-years-prison-attempting-entice-14-year-old-boy At sentencing May 14, Judge DeGiusti sentenced Harry Dean Wheeler Jr., 68, of Oklahoma City, to 120 months in prison. Upon release from prison, he must serve five years on supervised release. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-city-man-sentenced-10-years-prison-attempting-entice-14-year-old-boy Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 5 child sex traffickers convicted in Oklahoma City and now serving sentences in federal prison ordered to pay their victims more than $635,000 in restitution https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/5-child-sex-traffickers-convicted-oklahoma-city-and-now-serving-sentences-federal A federal grand jury indicted Maurice M. Johnson on child sex trafficking charges on Dec. 3, 2014.  He pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking on Jan. 30, 2015, before U.S. District Judge Robin J. Cauthron.  In August 2017, he was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and five years of supervised release. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/5-child-sex-traffickers-convicted-oklahoma-city-and-now-serving-sentences-federal Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma woman sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for embezzling over $450,000, filing a false tax return https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-woman-sentenced-37-months-federal-prison-embezzling-over-450000-filing-false According to charges filed on June 14, 2017, Kay Ann Locke, of Edmond, Oklahoma, worked as a bookkeeper at Delta Promotions Team Corporation in Oklahoma City from 2005 until April 2016. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-woman-sentenced-37-months-federal-prison-embezzling-over-450000-filing-false Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma ICE and Oklahoma-based law enforcement arrest 10 after executing 9 search warrants in Oklahoma looking for evidence of heroin smuggling and distribution https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-and-oklahoma-based-law-enforcement-arrest-10-after-executing-9-search-warrants The subjects targeted are estimated to be supplying as much as two-thirds of the heroin in the Tulsa area. ICE and Oklahoma-based law enforcement arrest 10 after executing 9 search warrants in Oklahoma looking for evidence of heroin smuggling and distribution , ICE and Oklahoma-based law enforcement arrest 10 after executing 9 search warrants in Oklahoma looking for evidence of heroin smuggling and distribution , ICE and Oklahoma-based law enforcement arrest 10 after executing 9 search warrants in Oklahoma looking for evidence of heroin smuggling and distribution , ICE and Oklahoma-based law enforcement arrest 10 after executing 9 search warrants in Oklahoma looking for evidence of heroin smuggling and distribution https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-and-oklahoma-based-law-enforcement-arrest-10-after-executing-9-search-warrants Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:30 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Saudi citizen charged in Oklahoma with concealing attendance at al Qaeda training camp https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-citizen-charged-oklahoma-concealing-attendance-al-qaeda-training-camp Based on a criminal complaint signed in the Western District of Oklahoma and unsealed Tuesday, Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 34, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and a current resident of Weatherford, Oklahoma, was taken into custody by the FBI without incident Feb. 5. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/saudi-citizen-charged-oklahoma-concealing-attendance-al-qaeda-training-camp Tue, 02/06/2018 - 09:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma 2 Oklahoma City residents sentenced to 20 and 4 years in federal for child sex trafficking https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-city-residents-sentenced-20-and-4-years-federal-child-sex-trafficking Maurice Morlee Johnson, 37, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced Aug. 16 to 20 years in federal prison. In a related case, Tonya Gay Gum, 44, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced the same day to four years in federal prison. Both were convicted of conspiracy to commit child sex trafficking. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/2-oklahoma-city-residents-sentenced-20-and-4-years-federal-child-sex-trafficking Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:45 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma minister sentenced to 57 months in federal for using a computer to view child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-minister-sentenced-57-months-federal-using-computer-view-child-pornography This sentence was announced by Acting U.S. Attorney Loretta F. Radford, Northern District of Oklahoma.  Chief U.S. District Court Judge Gregory K. Frizzell also sentenced Ronald Eugene Robinson, 62, of Tulsa, to 10 years of supervised release following his release from prison. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-minister-sentenced-57-months-federal-using-computer-view-child-pornography Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:15 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma Oklahoma man sentenced to nearly 22 years for possessing and distributing child pornography https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-nearly-22-years-possessing-and-distributing-child-pornography Clint Tirone Barger pleaded guilty to a two-count Information on March 30, 2017. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/oklahoma-man-sentenced-nearly-22-years-possessing-and-distributing-child-pornography Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:00 ICE Headline News Feed by State - Oklahoma