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From news release:

FEDERAL GRAND JURY RETURNS INDICTMENTS
 IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
Federal Charges Include Firearms, Drug, and Immigration Violations

SHERMAN, TX-United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe announced that a federal grand jury has returned indictments this week charging multiple individuals in separate cases of federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

RANGANAYI COLLINS MAKOMBE, 42, of McKinney, has been indicted for managing a prohibited unlicensed money transmitting business.  On or about April 5, 2006, Makombe managed Collmark Global Services a/k/a Collmark Financial Services a/k/a Collmark Consultants an unlicensed money transmitting business.  The main business purpose of Collmark was to process the transmission of money from the United States to Zimbabwe.

If convicted, Makombe faces up to 5 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

JAVIER GRIMALDO-CORONA, 33, a citizen of Mexico, has been indicted for illegal reentry of a deported alien, making a false claim of United States citizenship, aggravated identity theft and access device fraud.  On August 27, 2007, Grimaldo-Corona was arrested in Plano using a false identification after illegally reentering the United States.

If convicted, Grimaldo-Corona faces up to 2 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00 on Count 1; up to 3 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00 on Count 2; up to 2 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00 on Count 3; and up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00 on Count 4.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

MARLYN MATTHIAS HARRINGTON, 27, of Augusta, Kansas, and MELISSA ANNE KENNEDY, 17, of Hot Spring Village, Arkansas, have been indicted on 5 Counts of conspiracy to possess stolen mail, theft or receipt of stolen mail matter. 

If convicted, the Defendants face up to 5 years imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00 for each count.  This case is being investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Andrew Stover.

RANDY LOUIS ERIKSEN, 23, of Collinsville, Texas has been indicted for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  

If convicted, Eriksen could face up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Errin Martin.

JAMES GORDON GODWIN, JR., 27, of Gainesville, Texas has been indicted for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  

If convicted, Godwin could face up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Errin Martin.

JAMILE NICOLE WILSON, 31, of Sherman, has been indicted and charged with possession with the intent to distribute or dispense cocaine base.

If convicted, Wilson could face up to 40 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $2 million.  This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Errin Martin.

RICHARD ERIC HUNN, 34, of Sherman, has been indicted and charged with Possession of a Firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record; and Possession of a Firearm which is not identified by a serial number.  

If convicted, Hunn could face up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Errin Martin.

LIBERATO VENTURA-MEDINA, 33, of Honduras, has been indicted for Illegal Reentry of Removed or Deported Alien.  On October 21, 2007, Collin County notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they had a possible deported felon in custody on a local warrant.

If convicted, the defendant faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.

JOSE SAUCEDO-MANCILLAS, 44, of Mexico, has been indicted for Illegal Reentry of Removed or Deported Alien.  On October 28, 2007, Collin County notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they had a possible deported felon in custody on a local warrant.

If convicted, faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.

SALVADOR RAMIREZ-GARCIA, 33, of Mexico, has been indicted for Illegal Reentry of Removed or Deported Alien.  On October 29, 2007, Collin County notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they had a possible deported felon in custody on a local warrant.

If convicted, the defendant faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.

NICOLAS LOPEZ-AGUILAR, 34, of Mexico, has been indicted for Illegal Reentry of Removed or Deported Alien.  On October 16, 2007, Collin County notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they had a possible deported felon in custody on a local warrant.

If convicted, the defendant faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.

LUIS JOEL GONZALEZ-PENA, 34, of Guatemala, has been indicted for Illegal Reentry of Removed or Deported Alien.  On October 7, 2007, Collin County notified Immigration and Customs Enforcement that they had a possible deported felon in custody on a local warrant.

If convicted, the defendant faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Blake.

JASON MINEO, 39, of Collin County, Texas, has been indicted in a five (5) count indictment charging him with (1) Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana; (2) Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime; (3) and (4) Unlawful User of a Controlled Substance in Possession of a Firearm; and (5), Possession of a Firearm not Registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

If convicted, Mineo could face up to life in federal prison and a fine not to exceed $250,000.00.  This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tracey M. Batson.

KARINA ARMIJO, 23, ELIZABETH ARMIJO, 19, MARTIN ARMIJO, SR., a/k/a Epifanio Arevalo, 42, and ELIZABETH DIAZ, 46, all of Dallas, have been indicted for Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute Heroin Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury. 

If convicted, they face up to life in federal prison and a fine of up to $4 million.  This case is being investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tracey M. Batson.

It is important to note that an indictment should not be considered as evidence of guilt and that all persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.