More than two dozen Jackson County residents have been indicted for their roles in a $1 million conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, as well as related charges for identity theft and illegal possession of firearms. The 20-count indictment, handed down Friday, alleges 15 participated in a drug-trafficking conspiracy for more than four years.
Clark L. Vanosdoll, 33, of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Frank G. Rendon, 42, of Kansas City, Mo.
Steven G. Beedle, 25, of Kansas City, Mo.
Angela D. Hays, 34, of Kansas City, Mo.
Juan C. Molina-Pezina, also known as “Chopis,” 30, of Kansas City, Mo.
Jeffrey S. Lewis, also known as “JJ,” 44, of Kansas City, Mo.
Michael S. McCollum, 60, of Kansas City, Mo.
Mitzi S. Damron, also known as Mitzi Webster, 36, of Kansas City, Mo.
Roxie A. Boling, 28, of Kansas City, Mo.
Terry E. Deck, 49, of Kansas City, Mo.
Melinda R. Kermer, 25, of Raytown, Mo.
Brad D. Webster, 46, of Osceola, Mo.
Elmer Guzman-Valencia, 28, and Simon Heredia-Torres, also known as “Luis,” 33, both Mexican nationals with no known address.
Anthony J. Petty, 30, address unknown, were named in the indictment.
The indictment also alleges almost half of the defendants participated in a separate conspiracy to commit aggravated identity theft, produce false identifications, and pass counterfeit checks for at least two years.
As part of the indictment, federal prosecutors will seek the forfeiture of $1 million in illegal proceeds as well as computers and equipment allegedly used to commit identity theft.