25 arrested in meth trafficking ring

SOURCE: MGN
By  | 

Rock Springs, Wy.(KGWN)- Wyoming authorities have arrested 25 people believed to be involved in a methamphetamine trafficking ring.

The people were arrested Thursday (May 19) after authorities carried out three search warrants in the Rock Springs and Green River area. Arrests were also made in Fort Bridger and Evanston.

The arrests had been part of a region-wide warrant operation.

According to court documents, in December of 2016, detectives with the Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group (SNAAG) and special agents from Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation’s Southwest Enforcement Team (DCI SWET) developed information regarding the illegal transportation, distribution, and use of methamphetamine throughout Southwest Wyoming by a loosely-organized, Green River-based, drug trafficking organization.

Those arrested include:

Darcy Gene Akin, 60, of Green River, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth and conspiracy to deliver meth;

Zachary Montague Boyce, 30, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth and conspiracy to deliver meth;

Martina Caspari, 43, of Salt Lake City, Utah, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth, conspiracy to deliver meth, and possession with intent to deliver meth;

Gwen Marie Dunigan, 44, of Manti, Utah, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth;

Christina Marie Eichler, 41, of Midvale, Utah, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Michael Telesforo Flores, 38, of Green River, Wyoming and Midvale, Utah, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth, possession with intent to deliver meth, and possession of meth;

Neil Patrick Gilbert, 41, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth;

Jenny Arlene Gilson, 40, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of alprazolam;

Kim Bonnie Gotfrey, 48, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth;

Tiffany Ann Mitchelson, 38, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Treina Lynn Montoya, 35, of Fort Bridger, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Jarrod Scott Morrison, 40, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Jonathan Wesley Mortimer, 35, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Kathy Jean Moskovita, 55, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Douglas Evan Myers, Jr., 29, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Curtis Craig Ness, 45, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine;

Michael James Pacheco, 49, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of methamphetamine and conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine;

Erik Duane Pecheny, 32, of Green River, who is charged with alleged conspiracy to deliver meth;

Lucas Jacob Rodriguez, 43, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged delivery of meth;

Joshua Douglas Sommerville, 41, of Rock Springs, who is charged with delivery of meth;

Zachariah Newton Strange, 36, of Green River, who is charged with delivery of meth and conspiracy to deliver meth;

Shanna Kay Straw, 43, of Rock Springs, who is charged with alleged possession of methamphetamine;

Stanley Eugene Tromburg, 56, of Rock Springs, who is charged with delivery of meth;

Lance Lee Winders, 36, of Green River, who is charged with conspiracy to deliver meth;

Andrea Wright, 36, of Rock Springs, arrested on a local bench warrant for alleged failure to pay child support;

Sheriff Lowell credited a cooperative effort by all involved agencies with the investigation, and thanks the community for its continued support.

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office reminds citizens all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty according to law.



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus