Gillette woman arrested in meth distribution case
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) – A Gillette woman wanted in connection with a federal investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring has been arrested.
The Gillette News Record reports that 40-year-old Billie Jo Adams was arrested Dec. 28 in Cheyenne and was transferred to Campell County on Friday.
Federal authorities had been seeking Adams and others in connection with a Mexican cartel’s alleged conspiracy to distribute meth.
It wasn’t immediately known if Adams had a lawyer.
In May, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Southern California announced that 43 people faced charges in the case.
Source: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record