Broken Arrow man indicted on gun, drug charges


The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced a grand jury indictment of a Broken Arrow man on gun and drug charges.

Christopher Scott Royce is facing charges of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition; drug conspiracy; maintaining a drug-involved premises, and possession of child pornography (second superseding indictment).

Prosecutors said Royce, 43, of Broken Arrow, is charged with being a felon in possession of a Marlin, 30/30 caliber lever-action rifle; a Mauser bolt-action rifle; an Iver Johnson .22 caliber bolt-action rifle; a Ruger .22 caliber revolver; a Ruger .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol; a Taurus .22 caliber pistol and 22 rounds of ammunition.

Royce was previously convicted of six felonies, including three crimes of violence. He is further charged aiding and abetting another individual with using and maintaining a place in Broken Arrow for the purpose of distributing an illicit drug, prosecutors said.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Broken Arrow Police Department are the investigative agencies.

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