Investigators with the Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) Task Force have arrested five people following an investigation into drug trafficking in Scottsbluff.
A Nebraska State Patrol media release says investigators from the State Patrol, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office, and Scottsbluff Police Department served a search warrant this morning at the Capri Motel on Avenue I in Scottsbluff.
During the search, investigators found a total of 25 grams of methamphetamine and arrested five people.
According to Scotts Bluff County Attorney Dave Eubanks, 40 year old Priscilla Camacho, 44 year old Carmen Garza, and 52 year old Mary Knotts will each be charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver within 100 feet of a Youth Center, a class 1D felony with a mandatory minimum of three years in prison and a maximum of fifty years. Eubanks says 24 year old Anastacia Red Bear and 40 year old Josephina Gonzalez will each be charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Paraphernalia. Red Bear also had an outstanding warrant.
All five women were lodged in Scotts Bluff County Jail.
The WING Task force includes officers and investigators from several agencies in the Nebraska Panhandle.