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Date: 04-10-2024

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United States of America v. Jorge Mario Piedra-Hernandez

Case Number: 4:24-mj-00219

Judge: Jodi F. Jayne

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma (Tulsa County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney's Office in Tulsa

Defendant's Attorney: Terry Weber

Description: Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer Terry Weber represented the plaintiff charged with being part of a drug conspiracy with violation of 21 USC 846 and 841 (b)(1)(C).

As part of an effort on the part of the government to identify the participants involved in the importation of cocaine in Tulsa and surrounding communities, Defendant was listened on telephone conversations with a dealer arranging for a "bump" in conjunction with a social event. A warrant was obtained to search the Defendant's residence and to arrest him. No drugs or weapons were found in the house but a baggie with cocaine residue was found in Defendant's pickup, for which the Government did not have a search warrant.

Defense counsel requested a probably cause hearing on the charges being made by the government.

Outcome: 04/10/2024 11 MINUTES of Proceedings - held before Magistrate Judge Jodi F Jayne: Detention Hearing held on 4/10/2024 , Preliminary Examination held on 4/10/2024 , ruling on motion(s)/document(s): #3 moot, interpreter(s) Marcelo Hernandez present as to Jorge Mario Piedra Hernandez (Re: 3 MOTION for Detention ) (Court Reporter: C1) (sna, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 04/10/2024)
04/10/2024 ***Defendant Dismissed (see document number 11 ) as to Jorge Mario Piedra Hernandez (sna, Dpty Clk) (Entered: 04/10/2024)

ICE has a hold on Mr. Hernandez, who has been working in the Tulsa area for six years. If the government does not issue a superseding indictment charging Piedra-Hernandez with illegal reentry, he will be deported to Durango, Mexico.

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