3 Indicted by Tulsa Federal Grand Jury On Drug Charges

Oct 18, 2019

 

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United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today the results of the October 2019 Federal Grand Jury B extended.

 

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.

 

Maria Gonzalez and Jorge Alberto MorenoMaintaining a Drug-Involved Premises (Count 1); Distribution of Methamphetamine (Counts 2-7) Drug Conspiracy (Count 8). Gonzalez, 49, of Commerce, is charged with maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing, distributing and using methamphetamine. Gonzalez is also charged with knowingly distributing methamphetamine on Aug. 23, 2018; she is also charged with knowingly distributing 5 grams or more of methamphetamine on Aug. 5, 2019; and she is charged with knowingly distributing methamphetamine on Sept. 12, 2019. Moreno, 38, of Commerce, is charged with knowingly distributing 5 grams or more of methamphetamine on March 21, 2019; he is also charged with knowingly distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine on March 27, 2019; and he is charged with knowingly distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine on April 22, 2019. Finally, both Gonzalez and Moreno are charged with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and distributing methamphetamine. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Drug Enforcement Administration are the investigative agencies.  

 

Enrique Beltran PradoDrug Conspiracy; Possession of Methamphetamine With Intent to Distribute; Maintaining a Drug-Involved Premises. Prado, 32, of Commerce, is charged with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. He is further charged with knowingly possessing with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Finally, he is charged with knowingly maintaining a place for the purpose of manufacturing, distributing and using methamphetamine. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs and the Drug Enforcement Administration are the investigative agencies.