Three People Indicted For Trying To Sell Meth To Undercover Cop

By: KAKE News Email
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The U.S. Attorney's Office says three people have been indicted for trying to sell methamphetamine to and undercover Wichita Police officer.

40 year-old Jesus Ibarra-Diaz, 20 year-old Ana Valeriano-Trejo, and 30 year-old Ricardo Estrada all of Wichita, are charged with one count each of possession with intent to distribute.

In the indictment, the U.S. Attorney's office says that on January 8th the defendants agreed to meet a man in the parking lot of Town West Mall to deliver one pound of methamphetamine. During the delivery, defendant Ricardo Estrada recognized the buyer as a Wichita Police officer who had questioned him in the past.

Two of the suspects tried to run but were apprehended. According to the indictment, police found one pound of meth inside of one of the defendant's vehicles and another pound inside a home shared by two of the defendants.

If convicted, the three could face up to 40 years in prison and a fine up to $2 million.

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