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16 drug arrests in 'Operation Shadow Client' sweep

Friday, November 30, 2012

Storm Lake Police have made 16 marijuana, methamphetamine and prescription drug arrests in an intense series of parallel investigations dubbed "Operation Shadow Client".

At 6:30 a.m. Tuesday the SLPD Entry Team executed a search warrant at a residence at 111 East 10th Street #14. Officers located and seized marijuana and drug paraphernalia and located the apartment's tenant, Jairus Edwards, age 47 of Storm Lake. Edwards is charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and was booked into Buena Vista County Jail on $1300 cash bond.

Following the search warrant, teams of Storm Lake Police Officers began systematically locating a variety of other people wanted in connection with on-going illegal drug investigations throughout the day and into the evening. All were booked into the county Jail.

* Sandra Chaidez, age 20 of Storm Lake, was charged with Deliver of Methamphetamine (class C felony). Bond $50,000.

* Daniel Flores, age 18 of Storm Lake, was charged with Delivery of Marijuana (class D felony). Bond $5000.

* Daniel Figuero Gonzalez, age 20 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine (class C felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $50,000.

* Mariano Jimenez, age 37 of Storm Lake, was charged with two counts of Delivery of Marijuana (class D felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $5300.

* Matthew Ung, age 22 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana (class D felony). Bond $300.

* Christian Wunder, age 31 of Storm Lake, was charged with four counts of Possession of Prescription Drugs (Buspar, Meclizine, Risperdal and Oxycondone) (serious misdemeanors). Bond $2500.

* Kevin Franco, age 23 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $1000.

* Rogelio Diaz, age 19 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Gathering Where Controlled Substances are Used and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $1000.

* Guillermo Manriquez-Hernandez, age 45 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Marijuana (serious misdemeanor).Bond $1000.

* Joshua Wetherell, age 25 of Alta, was charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd Offense. Bond $1000.

* Geoffery Ullerich, age 22 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Bond $1000.

* Michael Whiteside, age 53 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of a Prescription Drug -- Metformin. Bond $1000.

* Gilbert Palomares Jr., age 20 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Gathering Where Controlled Substances are Used and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $1000.

* Darchelle Groce, age 48 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bond $1000.

* Bonifacio Granados Cuellar, age 27 of Storm Lake, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Bond $1000.

Police anticipate additional arrests.

The Storm Lake Police Department was assisted throughout the day by the Buena Vista County Sheriffs Department, the Sac County Sheriffs Department and the Cherokee County Sheriffs Department.



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