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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 29, 2015

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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated October 29, 2015