News Release
June 29, 2011
Contact: SA Will Taylor
Number: 312-886-2597

Multiple Arrests for Federal Drug Conspiracy and Firearms Charges Announced
17 charged and 18 search warrants executed

JUN 29 -- MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The unsealing of indictments charging 17 individuals with various drug-trafficking and firearms offences was announced by the United States Attorney James L. Santelle yesterday. The defendants are charged with conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. Several of the defendants are alleged to be members of the Gangster Disciples street gang in Racine.

A lengthy investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Wisconsin Department of Justice – Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), the Kenosha Drug Operations Group (KDOG) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Greater Racine Task Force, resulted in the criminal charges. The Greater Racine Task Force includes personnel from the FBI, Racine Police Department, Racine County Sheriff’s Office, Mount Pleasant Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and DCI.

The following defendants were charged:

Patricia L. Badger; 52; Burlington, WI
Elvin L. Brewer; 33; Racine, WI
Daniel J. Cisler; 41; Racine, WI
Bryant J. Jones; 35; Waukegan, IL
Jeremy G. Lopez; 29; Racine, WI
Joseph G. Montemurro; 26; Kenosha, WI
Dora F. Montoya; 54; Atascosa, TX
Carlos Roberto Montoya; 38; San Antonio, TX
Hiram Rosado; 37; Kenosha, WI
Jose J. Rosado “Choch