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Four indicted in connection to heroin trafficking case

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Updated: 4/11/2014 4:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV – The Clark County grand jury indicted four people in connection to what prosecutors call a “major source of heroin” in the Las Vegas valley.

Armando Vizcarra, 43, (also known as Geraldo Escara), Luis Rodriguez, 43, Asucena Barreto-Gutierrez, 46, and Jesus Jaimes-Barrato, 20, each face counts of conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and trafficking in a controlled substance.

Prosecutors say the street value of the heroin involved was more than $1 million.

Bail was set at $500,000 for Vizcarra and Barreto-Gutierrez, and $100,000 for Rodriguez and Jaimes-Barrato. Their next court appearance is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. April 23.

Also indicted today are:

Federico Sandoval, 50, on one count each of trafficking in a controlled substance and transport of a controlled substance. His bail was set at $50,000, and he is set to return to court at 9:30 a.m. April 21.

William Crawford, 43, on two counts each of battery with use of a deadly weapon; involuntary servitude; pandering; living from the earnings of a prostitute; and pandering, furnishing transportation; and one count each of battery with substantial bodily harm and aggravated stalking.

Bail was set at $500,000. His next court appearance is set for 8:15 a.m. April 22.

Tiffany Montoya, on one count each of conspiracy to commit robbery; battery with use of a deadly weapon; and robbery with use of a deadly weapon. Bail was set at $40,000, and she is set to be back in court at 9 a.m. May 12.

James Dodds, 18, and Issiah Martin, 23, on several counts of robbery involving a convenience store robbery. Bail was set at $300,000 for Martin and $150,000 for Dodds. Their next court appearance is set for 8:15 a.m. April 21.

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