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.