2 men face federal drug charges

Published 10:10 am Wednesday, September 3, 2014

NORTHWOOD — Two men held in the Worth County jail are facing federal charges for reportedly selling methamphetamine for several months in this community.

Isaias Vasquez-Amaya

Isaias Vasquez-Amaya

A grand jury last week charged Isaias Vasquez-Amaya and Jose Nicolas Vasquez-Mendez with up to five charges each. It is unclear where the men are from.

Vasquez-Amaya faces five charges, including one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, three counts of distributing a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.

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Vasquez-Mendez faces one count of each charge.

A grand jury returned the indictment last week.

Jose Nicolas Vasquez-Amaya

Jose Nicolas Vasquez-Amaya

The indictment alleges the men conspired to distribute at least 500 grams or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine between February and August 27 and at least 50 grams of pure meth.

Federal court documents do not indicate where the drugs were sold.