Grand Jury in Reno Indicts 6 After Drug Ring Investigation

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A federal grand jury in Reno has indicted six people in connection with an investigation into a drug ring that allegedly distributed more than a pound of methamphetamine.

All six are scheduled to be tried on August 28th before Reno Chief U.S. District Judge Robert Jones on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine between March 7 and June 19.

They also were indicted for illegal use of a cell phone to facilitate drug distribution.

The U.S. Attorney's Office identified the defendants as 41-year-old David Desjardin, 38-year-old Karen Lynn Gale, 43-year-old Thomas Bridges, 51-year-old Richard Lipke, Jolynn Renee Nolle and Jacqueline "Jackie" Bethmarie Israel.

Prosecutors listed no hometowns for any of the suspects and no ages for Nolle or Israel.

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