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Thirty Arrested in Connection with Narcotics Trafficking
Law Enforcement Seeks Public’s Assistance in Locating Two Additional Suspects

FBI Oklahoma City April 20, 2012
  • Special Agent Terry B. Weber (405) 290-3614

OKLAHOMA CITY—James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Oklahoma City Division announces the arrest of 30 individuals for violation of federal narcotic laws. In addition to the 30 individuals arrested yesterday, law enforcement in Oklahoma is looking for two additional individuals.

Yesterday’s event is a culmination of a three-year investigation into narcotics trafficking from California to Oklahoma. Arrests took place in Oklahoma City; Del City; Norman; Tulsa; Sacramento, California; Stockton, California; and San Francisco, California. These arrests stem from two indictments returned by the federal grand jury in the Western District of Oklahoma.

Law enforcement in Oklahoma is still searching for two individuals who have not been located. Those individuals are Tyrone Tanner, 31, from Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Darnell Banks, 26, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Their photos can be seen below.

This investigation and yesterday’s arrests would not have been possible without the assistance of the Homeland Security Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service, Internal Revenue Service, Oklahoma City Police Department, Del City Police Department, Norman Police Department, Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-Stockton, FBI-Stockton, Stockton Police Department, FBI-Sacramento, DEA-Sacramento, FBI-San Francisco, and DEA-San Francisco.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of any of the individuals listed above is urged to immediately contact the Oklahoma City Division of the FBI at (405) 290-7770 (24 hour number). You may remain anonymous.

Tyrone Tanner Darnell Banks