They also engaged in laundering about $3.8 million in drug proceeds, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. As a part of his plea agreement with federal prosecutors, Peila admitted traveling from Utah to Las Vegas to pick up the oxycodone pills for distribution in Utah.
“Peila clearly engaged in distributor activity throughout the Salt Lake Valley and elsewhere. He engaged persons inside (more…)
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…)