Six Oklahoma City men are charged with conspiracy to commit six armed bank robberies in a superseding indictment unsealed Thursday. The robberies occurred from Jan. 18 through April 12.
The original indictment charged Michael Deon Lewis, 27, and Jerry Carlton Lewis, 19, with the April 12 robbery of MidFirst Bank, 7500 S Western Ave.
U.S. Attorney Sanford C. Coats announced the six men now charged in nine separate counts are Michael Lewis, Jerry Lewis, Clarence David Hudson, 41, Charles Glen Johnson, 19, Leon Wayne Murrell, 19, and Nicholas Deshon Tubbs, 21.
Counts 1 through 3 of the superseding indictment allege Hudson, Jerry Lewis, Johnson and Murrell conspired to rob the Bank of Oklahoma, 4324 SE 44. It states that Hudson organized the robbery and recruited Jerry Lewis and Johnson to rob the bank, while Murrell obtained the stolen firearms to use in the robbery. The bank was robbed Jan. 18 and again Jan. 24.
Count 4 alleges Murrell is in illegal possession of stolen firearms, including two .357-magnum caliber revolvers, a 12-gauge shotgun and another revolver.
Count 5 charges Hudson and Jerry Lewis with the Feb. 24 armed robbery of Bank of America, 3510 N MacArthur Blvd.
Count 6 charges Hudson, Jerry Lewis and Tubbs with the March 5 armed robbery of Bank of Oklahoma, 2601 N Meridian Ave.
Counts 7 through 9 allege Hudson, Jerry Lewis and Michael Lewis conspired to rob the IBC Bank at 901 SW 19 in Moore and the MidFirst Bank at 7500 S Western Ave. in Oklahoma City. It states Hudson organized the robberies and recruited Jerry Lewis and Michael Lewis to rob the two banks using firearms and stolen vehicles. The IBC Bank was robbed March 14, and the MidFirst Bank was robbed April 12.
All defendants are in custody, according to a news release issued Thursday.
This case is the result of an investigation by the FBI, Oklahoma City Police Department, Bethany Police Department and Warr Acres Police Department.