The Huron Police Department has made several arrests involving a multi-level methamphetamine distribution ring.
A two-month investigation has lead to a number of adults and juveniles in custody for charges including drug offenses and rape.
According to testimony heard by the Beadle County Grand Jury, juveniles were used in the distribution of methamphetamine that had been transported to Huron.
The Grand Jury indicted the following individuals:
Farah Zieske, 37, for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unauthorized Ingestion of a Controlled Drug or Substance,and Keeping a place for the Sale or Use of a Controlled Substance.
Nicholas Zieske, 35, for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unauthorized Ingestion of a Controlled Drug or Substance, 3 Counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance to a Minor, and Keeping aPlace for the Use or Sale of a Controlled Substance.
Tawnya Fortin, 38, for Possession of 2 oz or less of Marijuana and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Ramiro Gonzalez, Jr., 19, for Rape in the Fourth Degree, Distribution of a Controlled Substance to a Minor and Distribution of Marijuana to a Minor, 1oz or less.
Phyllis Arganbright, 51, for Misprison of a Felony and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Julio Gonzalez, 31, for Possession of 2 oz or Less of Marijuana, Loitering in a Community Safe Zone and False Information on a Sex Offender Registration.
Seven juveniles, ages 14 to 17, were also charged with varying offenses, including possession of marijuana and distribution of methamphetamine.
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