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Federal meth indictments unsealed against 12

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

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Parrish
JACKSON -- Federal indictments were unsealed Tuesday against a dozen Dyer and Obion county residents after a wide-ranging investigation into methamphetamine trafficking in the region.

A joint effort of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies resulted in the seizure of more than $150,000 in cash, several vehicles and real estate holdings across the region since Monday.

Some of the currency was found in several bank safe deposit boxes drilled open after search warrants had been obtained, sources close to the investigation said.

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Patterson
Seven of the implicated people are housed in the Obion County Jail. More are incarcerated in the Madison County Jail and two are in the Dyer County Jail on previous charges.

Three from the group, indicted together, are local or have ties to Dyersburg.

Carrie Ann Parrish, 26, with addresses of 35 Baggett Rd. in Miston and 6127 Mt. Manuel Church Rd. in Union City, was indicted on three counts. Parrish in October was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia after Dyer County Sheriff's deputies raided the house at about 3 a.m. on June 15.

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Riley
Shawn Christopher Riley, 28, 705 Parker Rd., was indicted on two methamphetamine counts. Riley is the man charged with stealing several iPods from the Wal-Mart SuperCenter in October, and later arrested at Chequers with a newspaper clipping about the theft in his wallet.

Derek Patterson, 916 Leigh Dr., Dyersburg, was indicted on two counts. Patterson was arrested in Dyersburg in August with cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana.

Records indicate Patterson communicated with Parrish through mailed letters while both were jailed in September.

Several Union City and Obion County residents were indicted.

Indicted on one count of conspiracy to distribute and sell a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and eight counts of selling or distributing is Adolfo Ortiz-Alcuzar. indicted on eight counts of methamphetamine crimes is Juan L. Ayon; indicted on seven counts is Santiago Martinez-Amezquita; indicted on six counts is Rachel Morgan; indicted on five counts is Henry Allen; indicted on four counts is Connie Armour; indicted on three counts is Paul Bingham; indicted on two counts is Yolanda Martinez; and indicted on one count is Janet Martinez.

A federal grand jury indicted the group on Nov. 19; the cases were unsealed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

Several of the people indicted are Mexican nationals. Magistrate Judge S. Thomas Anderson approved an order on Tuesday appointing an interpreter for Ortiz-Alcuzar, Ayon and Yolanda Martinez.

Several members of the indicted group were in court on Tuesday, where they were appointed federal legal counsel. Armour arranged to retain Dyersburg attorney Charles Kelly as her counsel.

Members of the group were remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday.

Detention hearings are scheduled in Jackson on Friday for the group.


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I'm sorry my son Shawn Riley is tied up in all this mess, but that sure was a lot of money that was confiscated, and it's weird how he had no vehicle of his own,never any cash..was always asking money from me and didn't wear fine clothes.I'm afraid he landed in amongst a croud like he has seemed to always do,at the wrong time and wrong place...and no I'm not backing him up...his brother died from drugs,..I'm just filled with disapointment that he couldn't stop and think before choosing his friends.

-- Posted by Get It Done Already on Thu, Nov 29, 2007, at 9:36 AM

UGH! I AGREE WITH MOMS!... SHAWN IS A VERY NICE PERSON... ESPECIALLY WHEN HE IS AWAY FROM ALL HIS "FRIENDS".. BUT EVENTUALLY ALL THIS WILL BE OVER AND MAYBE HE WILL REALIZE ITS NOT WORTH IT!.. HE ACTUALLY FELT THE LORD FOR THE FIRST TIME THE OTHER DAY.. AND MAYBE THAT WILL BE THE START OF A NEW BEGINNING!!... ON THE OTHER HAND......FREE RILEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by jadagean on Mon, Dec 3, 2007, at 11:58 PM


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