For Immediate Release
Home Security Footage Leads to Ammunition and Drug Charges for Convicted Felon
OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, KEENO KJUAN GULLEY, 38, of Oklahoma City, was arraigned on federal charges of drug dealing and possessing ammunition after he had sustained a prior felony conviction, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester. Federal law prohibits convicted felons from possessing ammunition or firearms.
On August 17, 2021, public records reflect that Gulley was charged by criminal complaint. According to the affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, on July 12, 2021, home security camera footage depicts an individual alleged to be Mr. Gulley firing a handgun towards a vehicle traveling down the road. The individual ran away after firing multiple rounds toward the vehicle. Oklahoma City Police Officers located multiple spent 9mm cartridge casings at the scene of the shooting. Further investigation led officers, on July 14, 2021, to find a package of pills at a residence associated with Mr. Gulley. The pills tested positive for methamphetamine.
On September 22, 2021, an Indictment returned by a federal grand jury charged Gulley with possession of ammunition after a prior felony conviction and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The Indictment alleges that on or about July 12, 2021, Gulley knowingly possessed five rounds of 9mm caliber cartridges after he had been previously convicted of crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year. The Indictment further alleges that on or about July 14, 2021, Gulley knowingly possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Gulley has been ordered detained in federal custody since September 3, 2021.
This case is the result of investigations by the Oklahoma City Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the United States Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorneys Wilson D. McGarry and Danielle Connolly are prosecuting the case.
This case is part of "SHOTS FIRED," the Western District of Oklahoma’s implementation of the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws. "SHOTS FIRED" prioritizes the federal prosecution of gun crimes connected to shootings.
The public is reminded that these charges are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Reference is made to public records for more information.