Crime

Dec 19, 2013 6:51 PM by David Randall

29 People arrested in Trinidad drug sweep

TRINIDAD - Trinidad Police, assisted by Raton Police, arrested 29 people Thursday in a drug sweep.  The sweep, targeting those suspected of distributing drugs, has been in the works for four months.  During this operation, methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, narcotic pills, and two firearms were purchased.  Eleven suspects were not arrested and remain at large, two of whom live in Raton, N.M.  

 


Anna Ridolfi, 34, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety


Danika Craig, 38, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule I, class 3 drug felony, 1 count and Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $5000 cash/surety


John Benjamin Garcia, 39, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts; Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances - schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 counts; and Theft, class 2 petty offense, 1 count
Bond: $5000 cash/surety


Vince Tafoya, 45, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

Cameron Baucom, 19, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule I, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

Faren Greathouse, 29, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts; Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count; Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule III, class 4 drug felony, 1 count; Possession of a weapon by a previous offender, class 6 felony, 2 counts
Bond: $50,000 cash/surety
Note: Greathouse is currently on probation for Distribution of a schedule II controlled substance

 


Edward Martinez, 26, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $10,000 cash/surety
Note: Martinez on parole and is currently in custody in Fremont County

 


Steven Garcia, 19, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $10,000 cash/surety
Note: Garcia is currently on probation for unlawful sexual contact

 


Joseph "Joe Bear" Romero, 47, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts; Imitation controlled substance violation - distribution, class 4 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Raquel Garcia, 27, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts; Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule I, class 3 drug felony, 1 count; Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances-schedule I or II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count; Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, class 4 felony, 1 count; Special offender - child agent, sentence enhancer, 1 count
Bond: $10,000 cash/surety

 


Brandon Hernandez, 36, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $15,000 cash/surety

 


Malcolm Simmons, 29, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony,3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Joey Dixon, 37, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Chris DeGarbo, 21, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Laura Jean Lopez, 21, Trinidad
AKA: Laura Jean Sandoval AKA LOCA
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule I, class 3 drug felony,1 count; Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Dennis Quintero, 44, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Videl Padilla, 53, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of marijuana, class 1 drug misdemeanor, 3 counts
Bond: $1500 cash/surety

 


Marilyn Tyler (Contrares), 48, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 3 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Henry Vargas, 66, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of marijuana, class 1 drug misdemeanor, 3 counts
Bond: $1500 cash/surety

 


Scott Trujillo, 42, Trinidad
Charge: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Bobbie Jo Vigil, 31, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 

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David Quintero, 51, Trinidad
Charge: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule III, class 4 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $2500 cash/surety

 

Mateo Rocha, 30, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of marijuana, a class 1 drug misdemeanor, 1 count
Bond: $1500 cash/surety

 


Zack Swanson, 23, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $10,000 cash/surety

 


Sherry Abeyta, 35, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Eric Gallegos, 29, Trinidad
AKA Eric Espinoza
Charges: Imitation controlled substance violation - distribute, class 4 drug felony, 1 count
Bond: $2500 cash/surety

 


Felicia Valdez, 32, Trinidad
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety


Tom Barker, 29, Raton, NM
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance-schedule II, class 3 drug felony, 2 counts
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 


Joseph Thomas Romero, 36, Raton, NM
Charges: Distribution of a controlled substance - schedule I, class 3 drug felony; Distribution of a controlled substance - schedule II, class 3 drug felony
Bond: $5000 cash/surety

 

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