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Tag: Oxycontin


UPDATED: Five charged federally in drug ring, smoke shops searched

Federal authorities arrested five people today in connection with a ring suspected of dealing Oxycodone from Indian smoke shops in Pierce County.

The five are charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Among those charged are Billy Miranda Flores, a 40-year-old Puyallup resident, and his father, Bill Celeya Flores, a 59-year-old Tacoma resident. The two were arrested earlier today and are scheduled to make their first court appearance this afternoon.

The Flores father and son operate the Indian Smoke Shop on Puyallup Tribal Trust Land in Milton and the

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