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Woman indicted on heroin charge in Ellsworth County
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 TOPEKA– A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted an Arizona woman for allegedly trying to distribute heroin in Ellsworth County, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. 

Sandra Rodriguez-Ruiz, 36, Laveen, Ariz., is charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin. The crime is alleged to have occurred March 25, 2017, in Ellsworth County. 

If convicted, she faces a penalty of not less than 10 years and a fine up to $10 million. The Drug Enforcement Administration investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Hough is prosecuting.