A combined task force of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies today began arresting individuals named in a federal indictment returned by a grand jury on Jan. 23, according to a news release.
The indictment charges the following individuals with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine: Javier Colmenero Loyola, 46; James Franklin Carpenter, 59; Bobby Joe Whiteley, 42; Brandon Wesley Kimble, 28; Christopher Trent O’Neal, 27; Toby Hill Coslett, also known as “Crazy,” 41; Jeffrey Rainey, also known as “Pee Wee,” 49; Stile Parker Denton, 48; Morris Edward Stone, 43; James Adrien Craig, also known as “Ace,” 37;
and Christine Marie Hamer, 35.
According to a news release, the individuals are scheduled to appear today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. If convicted, they each face a minimum of 10 years and up to life in federal prison, the news release states.
This indictment is the result of a joint investigation by the Tyler FBI office, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the Jacksonville Police Department and members of the Safe Streets Task Force.
Numerous additional agencies participated in today’s arrests including DEA, ATF, HSI, the US Marshals Service, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Texas Rangers Special Operations Group, and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Moore.