Six people have been arrested in connection with a meth and heroin drug ring operating out of Blaine County.
On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, members of the Blaine County Narcotics Enforcement Team (also known as NET) executed arrest warrants on suspects they say are connected with the drug trafficking operation.
Five of the suspects were indicted by a Blaine County Grand Jury after a five-month investigation by the Blaine County NET. Officials say a sixth suspect was also arrested, but was not part of the grand jury indictments.
Investigators identified the suspects as:
Shauna L. Wilson, 47, of Ketchum. She was indicted on one felony count of delivery of methamphetamine. She was released on a $25,000 bond.
Timothy J. Little, 66, of Hailey. He was indicted on seven felony charges: three counts of delivery of methamphetamine, two counts of aiding and abetting in the trafficking in methamphetamine, one count of trafficking in heroin, and one count of aiding and abetting in the delivery of methamphetamine. Little is being held in the Blaine County Detention Center on a $200,000 bond.
Tracey A. Garnica, 46, of Hailey. He was indicted on four felony charges: two counts of delivery of heroin, one count of aiding and abetting in the delivery of methamphetamine, and one count of aiding and abetting in the delivery of heroin. Garnica is being held in the Blaine County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.
George B. Ross III, 57, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. He was indicted on two felony counts of trafficking in methamphetamine. Ross was arrested on a Blaine County warrant in Arizona by the Havasu City Police Department. He is being held on a $300,000 bond.
George H. Brown, 35, of Ketchum. He was indicted on seven felony charges: two counts of delivery of heroin and five counts of delivery of methamphetamine. Brown is being held in the Blaine County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.
Jock S. Bell, 73, of Ketchum, was arrested on two felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Ross is being held in the Blaine County Detention Center and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.
No further information -- including the quantities of the narcotics or how police were alerted to the ring –- was released.
The Blaine County NET is a local multi-jurisdictional task force made up of officers and deputies from the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, the Ketchum Police Division of the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, and the Sun Valley Police Department.