Nineteen people have been indicted on federal charges for their involvement in a meth distribution ring that operated out of Pleasant Grove, Seagoville and Balch Springs.
Each person indicted faces one count of conspiracy to possess 500 grams or more of meth with intent to distribute. If convicted, each defendant faces a minimum of 10 years in federal prison. Indicted on the charge are:
Josue Tijerina, 30, of Dallas
Christina Bruffy, 47, of Mesquite
Stephanie Laza, 44, of Mesquite
Rebecca Grimes, 31, of Dallas
Stephanie Hernandez, aka “Stephanie Kinney,” 27, of Dallas
Luan Vo, 40, of Irving
Shelby Wiggins, 24, of Greenville
Katy Anderson, aka “Kay Scott,” 35, of Garland
Deborah Uribe, 45, of Kaufman
Oralia Acosta, aka "Oralia Morris," 51, of Dallas
Guadalupe Segovia, aka “Sleepy,” 43, of Mesquite
Carson Baker, 23, of Mesquite
Earvin Gibson, 45, of Dallas
Tina Connolly, 55, of Dallas
Edgar Fallad-Martinez, 28, of Dallas
Tiffany Gundermann, 26, of Waco
Michael Ramos, 20, of Mesquite
Leo Najera-Padilla, 29, of Dallas
Joshua Diaz, 27, of Dallas
Segovia and Connolly are also charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. If convicted, the maximum penalty is 10 years and a $250,000 fine.
The investigation into the distribution operating began in January. During the investigation, police seized more than 6,700 g of meth, 13.2 kg of methamphetamine oil, 62 g of marijuana, 2.5 g of heroin, 20 mL of GHB, 12 guns and $12,000 in cash.