Grand Jury Indicts 4 Lincoln County Residents for Gun and Drug Charges
ST. LOUIS – A federal grand jury indicted Rebecca Hanks, 46, Zachary Siebert, 19, Amelia Siebert, 23, and Richard Frazier, 23, Aug. 11 for drug and gun-related offenses that allegedly occurred in Lincoln County, Missouri.
The defendants are charged with the drug trafficking crime of conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana and with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. In addition to those charges, Rebecca Hanks is charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one count of maintaining a drug house located in Lincoln County.
The charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime is punishable by a term of imprisonment of no less than five years and no more than life in prison. According to the relevant federal statute, this sentence must run consecutively to any other sentence imposed.
The charges set forth in this indictment are merely accusations and do not constitute proof of guilt. Every defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are investigating this case.