19 indicted in meth distribution ring

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.