Seven Oklahoma Drug Runners Going To Prison
TAHLEQUAH, OK -- Seven Oklahoma convicted drug runners are headed to prison.
They were nabbed in 'Operation TrainWreck', an eight-year sting operation where undercover agents penetrated the Tahlequah drug ring known as "the hill."
Operation TrainWreck netted seven arrests on charges of Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of Controlled Substances and Drug Forfeiture.
Tahlequah residents arrested:
• Shaun Terrill Johnson, 25
• Shannon Malcolm Johnson, 26
• Lawrence Eugene Blue, aka "Stinky," 51
• John Henry Johnson, aka "Spider," 66
• Dave Ellis Wilson, aka "Jughead," 36, of Keys
• Orlando L. Wilson, aka "Lando," age 28, of Fort Gibson
• Jamie Lynn Mask, aka James Lynn Mask, age 38, of Hulbert
All seven will go to prison for at least 10 years.
Some could pay up to $4 million in fines.
About Operation TrainWreck:
Federal agents, assisted by State and Local police investigators, conducted law enforcement operations on a Tahlequah neighborhood called "the hill" for several months. During the course of the operation, agents purchased about 90 grams of methamphetamine, 7 grams of crack cocaine, 6 grams of cocaine, and 160 grams of marijuana.
In Tahlequah, four of the search warrants authorized agents to search residences of indicted defendants on "the hill," a neighborhood in the city. A fifth search warrant covered a residence in Keys, Oklahoma, and a sixth authorized the search of a residence in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. The search warrants were served simultaneously at dawn.
The federal indictment alleges that beginning in approximately 2001, and continuing through November 17, 2009, the defendants agreed to violate the federal narcotics laws by possessing with intent to distribute and distributing controlled substances including marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine and crack cocaine.