Fourteen people face federal charges this week in connection with an interstate cocaine and marijuana ring that operated out of a Clinton auto repair shop, authorities said.
The arrests took place Sunday and Monday in Maryland, the District, Virginia, Texas and West Virginia, where authorities also seized weapons, drugs and vehicles, announced U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr., assistant director of the FBI's Washington Field Office James W. McJunkin, and D.C. police Chief Cathy L. Lanier.
The defendants are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and marijuana.
- Jaime Cesar Medina-Medina, 33, of Fort Washington.;
- his wife, Wendy May Medina, 24;
- his cousin, Humberto M. Medina, 27, of Houston;
- Luis Barajas, 29, of Houston;
- Troye Emmanuell Bullock, 34, of Clinton;
- Martin Diaz, 44, of Fort Washington;
- Juan Flores, 26, of Bladensburg;
- Pedro Alberto Flores, 33, of Houston;
- Raymundo Junior Gonzalez, 25, of Hickory, N.C.;
- Wilver Lopez, 30, of Fort Washington;
- Miguel A. Moreno-Ordonez, 18, of Martinsburg, W. Va.;
- James Edward Pace, 34, of Clinton.;
- Mario Edgar Santana, 23, of Anaheim; and
- Arvin Thomas Wiley, 34, of Clinton
Medina-Medina also is charged with two counts each of unlawful distribution of marijuana and unlawful distribution of cocaine.