Five Individuals Indicted on Federal Drug Charges in Spirit Lake Conspiracy
FARGO - U. S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced on Oct. 29, 2015, that five individuals from Devils Lake and Fort Totten, North Dakota, face charges of Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of a Controlled Substance:
Nestor Lopez Jr., 26, Devils Lake
Theresa Rose Lopez, 29, Devils Lake
Winterhawk Leonard Oldrock, 37, Fort Totten
Janet Joyce Oldrock, 34, Fort Totten
Fernando Lopez, 19, Devils Lake
The Indictment alleges that beginning around April 1, 2015, the above individuals knowingly and intentionally possessed with intent to distribute and distributed methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in Devils Lake as well as within the Spirit Lake Reservation located in North Dakota.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Fort Totten, the Lake Region Narcotics Task Force, and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
Assistant U. S. Attorney Brett Shasky is prosecuting the case.
An indictment is merely an accusation and the defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.