Three Utah County individuals indicted in oxycodone distribution ring – Daily Herald

Three Utah County residents have been indicted in federal court on multiple charges after a lengthy investigation into oxycodone distribution. 

The indictment, unsealed Monday, charges eight people, including Jonas Newell, 29, of Provo, and Jason Junior, 45, and Syndi Junior, 33, both of Pleasant Grove, with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering.

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2 Las Vegans among 8 indicted in oxycodone ring – MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal indictment unsealed in Salt Lake City accuses eight suspects of money laundering and conspiring to distribute oxycodone in Utah and Nevada.

They’re the latest of 31 people indicted in connection with a lengthy investigation into distribution of the narcotic.

The indictment unsealed Monday identifies the ring leader as Aaron Peila, a 31-year-old man who has lived (more…)

8 face federal indictment for oxycodone distribution operation – Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Six Utahns are among eight people facing federal charges for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and money laundering.

Aaron Peila, 31, acted as the organizer, supervisor and manager of an oxycodone distribution operation in Utah, which involved 23 other people who were previously indicted in U.S. District Court, according to an indictment filed Tuesday.

The eight individuals were included in (more…)