Ten mid-Missourians indicted for drug-trafficking
JEFFERSON CITY - In an announcement Thursday, federal prosecutors said they've indicted 19 defendants accused of distributing meth, marijuana and cocaine in Missouri.
Seven of those defendants live in Boone County. The indicted are:
- Francisco B. Pedroza, 35
- Adrian Guerra-Duarte, 28
- Timothy Wiyrick, 64
- Dustin Matthew Short, 30
- Samantha Roseann Stone, 33
- Carlos Rodolfo Auiglar, 35
- Shepel Maurice Davis, 39
The following three others from mid-Missouri are from Clark, in Randolph County:
- Miguel Flores-Ramirez, 31
- Kena Marie Flores-Ramirez, 31
- Nina Marie Maabrey, 36
Mugshots were not available for all the defendants at the time this story was written.
The federal indictment alleges Miguel and Kena Flores-Ramirez, Guerra-Duarte, Davis and Maabrey distributed 500 grams or more of methamphetamine in Boone County and elsewhere from September 2013 to May 23, 2014.
The indictment also alleges Miguel and Kena Flores-Ramirez, Guerra-Duarte and Wiyrick trafficked 100 kilograms or more of marijuana in Boone County and elsewhere from September 2013 to March 2014.
Miguel Flores-Ramirez and Guerra-Duarte are also accused of dispensing 50 grams or more of cocaine in Boone County and elsewhere from January 2010 to June 14, 2014.
The indictment continues on to accuse Miguel Flores-Ramirez, Short, Stone and Aguilar of selling marijuana in Boone County and elsewhere, beginning on an unknown date and continuing until Jan. 23, 2014.
It also alleges Miguel Flores-Ramirez and Davis trafficked marijuana in Boone County and elsewhere, beginning on an unknown date and continuing until June 3, 2014.
In addition to the drug-trafficking conspiracies, various defendants are charged in eight counts of possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute, two counts of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and 25 counts of using a telephone to facilitate a drug-trafficking conspiracy.
Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Lawrence E. Miller is prosecuting the case. The Drug Enforcement Administration, the Columbia Police Department, the FBI, IRS-Criminal Investigation and the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated this case.
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