A pair of Garden City residents have been charged in U.S. District Court in connection with the possession and distribution of methamphetamine.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Regina Marie Razo, 42, and Ramon Rascon-Mendoza, 59, have been charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Additionally, Razo has been charged with four counts of distributing methamphetamine, and Rascon-Mendoza has been charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a person not legally in the United States.
The crimes are alleged to have occurred from May to July in Finney County.
Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine carries a penalty of not less than five years and not more than 40 years in federal prison and a fine up to $5 million on each count. Possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine carries a penalty of not less than 10 years and a fine up to $10 million. Unlawful possession of a firearm carries a penalty of up to 10 years and a fine up to $250,000.
The Garden City Police Department investigated the case.