The Norman Transcript

Crime/Courts

June 25, 2013

Police arrest 9 in drug case

NORMAN — FBI and Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty announced the arrest of nine individuals Monday, two from Moore, who were involved in an illegal drug trafficking organization.

Robbin Lopez, 50, and Lyndie Prentice, also known as Maria Pena, 34, were the two Moore individuals arrested Friday.

Lopez was charged in a federal criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court, Western District, on June 20, which was unsealed Monday, with providing a firearm to a convicted felon.

Prentice was charged in a separate complaint filed June 20 and unsealed Monday with 11 other individuals for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute not less than 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamines, a Schedule II controlled substance, and a quantity of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance.

The complaint also charges Prentice and two others with conspiracy to launder money. The complaint alleges the conspiracy took place from November 2011 through May 2013 and involved the distribution of methamphetamines and marijuana in Oklahoma City and throughout Oklahoma.

In addition to Lopez’s and Prentice’s arrest, others arrested on Friday included:

· Bryan J. Alcorta, aka Vicious, 25, of Altus

· Robert Ray Sanchez, 25, of Altus

· Jason Lee Herrera, 25, of Oklahoma City

· Erlinda Ramirez, aka Gina and Erlinda Castron, 43, of Oklahoma City

· Alaciano Ramirez, aka Lil Capone, 20, of Oklahoma City

· Tabitha Frair, 28, of Oklahoma City

· Isabel Marie Favela, aka Big Mona, 32, of Oklahoma City

Friday’s arrests are the result of investigation and cooperation by a number of law enforcement agencies.

The investigation was conducted by the Oklahoma City Safe Streets Task Force (FBI, Oklahoma City Police Department, Midwest City Police Department), District III Drug Task Force, ATF, IRS, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Moore Police Department, Norman Police Department and the Oklahoma State Department of Corrections.

The public is reminded that these charges are merely an accusation and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Crime/Courts
  • Senate advances domestic violence measure

    The state Senate has unanimously approved House Bill 2526, legislation intended to address Oklahoma’s domestic violence crisis. Authored by Sen. David Holt and Rep. Kay Floyd, the proposal creates a series of research-based questions that ...

    April 23, 2014

  • Felonies filed

    The following people were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Raymond Peter Garcia, 56, possession of controlled dangerous substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing an ...

    April 23, 2014

  • Michelle Walker to serve prison time for 20 felony charges

    A Noble woman was convicted of 20 felony charges relating to child sex abuse Monday in Cleveland County District Court....

    April 22, 2014

  • Norman officer training Alaska officials with violence awareness programs

    Programs developed by a local Norman police officer to help empower women and educate men have been taken across the country this week to benefit individuals in Alaska....

    April 22, 2014

  • Clubhouse honors undersheriff

    Thunderbird Clubhouse recently honored Cleveland County Undersheriff Rhett Burnett for his contributions to the organization and community. Executive Director Pam Sanford presented Burnett with the Volunteer of the Year award at the ...

    April 22, 2014

  • Police log

    Police responded to the following incidents Sunday: · 12:50 a.m. residential fire, 1400 block of Lindale Avenue · 2:53 a.m. fraud, 2500 block of Classen Boulevard · 3:41 a.m. burglary in progress, 200 block of East ...

    April 22, 2014

  • Felonies filed

    The following people were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Cerina Lynn Crespo, 30, possession of controlled dangerous substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia · Iketcha ...

    April 22, 2014

  • Two homes engulfed in flame

    Norman firefighters responded to a structure fire early Sunday morning to find two homes engulfed in flames. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey said crews performed searches on both structures, but found no occupants in the homes at 1412 and ...

    April 21, 2014

  • Police arrest man connected to homicide

    Norman Police have arrested Abid Sandhu, 37 years old, of Norman, on a complaint of Murder in the First Degree. Formal charges have yet to be filed. At approximately 3:35 a.m. Saturday, the Norman Police Communications Center received a ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Woman bound over for trial

    A Slaughterville woman facing a manslaughter charge after the death of an 8-year-old child was bound over for trial this week after a preliminary hearing in Cleveland County District Court. Kimberly Dawn Wenthold, 29, was charged in ...

    April 18, 2014

Video
Facebook