11 facing federal cocaine trafficking charges
INDIANAPOLIS (April 9, 2014) – Eleven people face federal charges in connection with a drug trafficking operation in Indianapolis.
U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett made the announcement Wednesday in conjunction with Indiana State Police, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
The federal indictments are part of a lengthy investigation into cocaine distribution called “Operation Family Ties.” The drug trafficking ring operated in Indianapolis’ Butler-Tarkington area, investigators said.
Eleven people were named as defendants:
- Benigno Reyes-Contrerra (aka Jose Reyes), 27
- Edgar Dominguez-Castillo, 25
- Gerardo Baltierra, 29
- Fellipe Maguellal, 22
- Wade Havvard, 36
- Antjuan Dyson, 36
- Larry Eugene Coe, 39
- Tuwanna Harney, 37
- Timika Highbaugh, 39
- Waimond Jackson, 53
- Earnest McCain, 55