Two Springdale Men and 15 others Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark (KNWA) -- - The United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas sentenced 17 people, including two Springdale men, for their roles in a drug trafficking organization. 

From April 2016 through October of 2016, the FBI and the Arkansas 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force investigated Juan Dealcruz Albarran, of Springdale and members of his drug trafficking organization. 

Officials seized 1,770 grams of methamphetamine on September 7, 2016 and most of the 17 suspects were arrested on October 27, 2016.

The defendants were sentenced between October 31 and November 9. 

Below is a list of the defendants and the sentences that they will be serving.

36-year-old Juan Delacruz Albarran, of Springdale was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and one count of Money Laundering. 

30-year-old Megan Diane Hersh, of Diamond City was sentenced to roughly 4 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

61-year-old Carl Charlton, of Harrison was sentenced to 4 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine. 

35-year-old Dammon Charlton, of Harrison was sentenced to over 5 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine. 

29-year-old Jessie Paul Farmer, of Harrison was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine.

23-year-old Juan Ramirez Vargas, of Springdale was sentenced to roughly 5 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

63-year-old Patricia Gayle Lewis-Zubkin, of St Joe was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

43-year-old Jason Lee Lewis, of St. Joe was sentenced to roughly 13 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

30-year-old Lorene Nicole Latham-Phillips, of Harrison was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

26-year-old James Wesley "Wes" Phillips, of Harrison was sentenced to roughly 7 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

41-year-old Mendy Lynn Baron, of Alpena was sentenced to roughly 6 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine.

44-year-old Phillip Eugene Greenhaw, of Harrison was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

41-year-old Paul Gerald Stewart, of Marshall was sentenced to roughly 6 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine.

47-year-old James Montgomery Suggs, of Harrison was sentenced to 4 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

61-year-old Jackie Bruce Veach, of Harrison was sentenced to 4 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

61-year-old Sarah Jane Veach, of Harrison was sentenced to 4 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

54-year-old Edward "Eddie" Hugh Wade Jr., of Yellville was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison followed by one year of supervised release on two counts of use of a communication facility to distribute methamphetamine.


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