DEA Investigation Leads to Addition of Child Abuse Charges in Drug Case
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has filed formal charges today in connection with a drug bust conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Denver Police Dept. at which a baby was present.
Sergio Rodriguez-Garza (DOB: 11-20-76) and Marya Nunez-Carrillo (DOB: 08-12-64) are each charged with two counts of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance (F3), two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute (F3), two counts of possession of a controlled substance (F4) and one count of child abuse (M2).
Justin Colson (DOB: 11-30-84), Sergio Gomez (DOB: 01-13-81) and Fabian Chavez (DOB: 08-18-76) are each charged with two counts of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
The charges allege that all five people conspired to sell 1.5 kilograms of cocaine in a drug deal on June 28, 2005 in the 3000 block of West Evans Avenue. The charges further allege that Rodriguez-Garza and Nunez-Carillo brought Nunez-Carillo’s 3-month old grandson with them to the negotiations and transactions that were part of the drug dealing.
*The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo. RPC 3.6