Posted 2 years ago
By Post Staff
The bulk of the arrests occurred in Keith County in Ogallala and Brule, with other arrests in other western Nebraska and eastern Colorado cities.
Gilg says the 17 were taken into custody on federal warrants after being indicted by a federal grand jury for drug distribution and conspiracy to distribute meth.
She credits the investigation and arrests to work by agents from a variety of federal, state, and local agencies that included the Panhandle’s WING anti-drug task force and members of ptjer regional drug and violence task forces.
Law enforcement seized over three pounds of methamphetamine and $8,000 in U-S Currency in connection with the investigation.
NAMES OF THOSE ARRESTED – HOMETOWNS NOT AVAILABLE
Luis Enrique Miramontes-Arteaga
J. Merced Rodriguez Barajas
Ruben Avila Barraza
Sharon Kay Tyler
Minnie Beth Donner