23 people indicted in connection with heroin ring in Milwaukee

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by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE-- The U.S. Attorney’s office has indicted 23 people on conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with the intent to distribute heroin.

The investigation has been ongoing for weeks. Tuesday, law enforcement arrested 19 of the 23 people. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, law enforcement also executed seven search warrants, where they say they found roughly $300,000 in cash and five firearms. Officers also seized more than one kilogram of heroin.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, this is a large drug trafficking organization that has been selling cocaine and heroin on the south side of Milwaukee for years.

Here is a list of the people who are indicted:

U.S. Department of Justice


Praxedes Reyes-Burgos aka “Gordo”
    
35, Milwaukee


Victor M. Reyes aka “El Tiburon”
    
34, Milwaukee


Geraldo S. Reyes aka “Sapo”
    
38, Milwaukee


Jonathan R. Hernandez aka “Joey” aka “Yogi”
    
29, Milwaukee


Mike M. Hinz
    
62, Milwaukee


Juan Hernandez aka “Kiko”
    
47, Milwaukee


Luis A. Lopez
    
33, Milwaukee


Luz E. Reyes-Burgos aka “Betty”
    
45, Milwaukee


Luz Burgos
    
65, Milwaukee


Praxedes Reyes-Cruz
    
64, Milwaukee


Joel E. Lopez aka “Looney”
    
28, Milwaukee


Alfredo A. Hernandez III aka “Azteca” aka “Mexico”
    
32, Milwaukee


Israel Feliciano aka “Pigui”
    
47, Milwaukee


Christopher A. Malzhan
    
26, Ripon WI


Alexis J. Reyes aka “Chino”
    
25, Milwaukee


Jesus Oquendo aka “Bobby”
    
24, Milwaukee


Angel L. Reyes aka “Tuto”
    
24, Milwaukee


Carmen R. Nieves
    
34, Milwaukee


Mirta Reyes
    
27, Milwaukee


Lidia Herrera-Diaz aka “Carmen”
    
38, Milwaukee


Christian Rivera
    
27, Milwaukee


Santiago Hernandez aka “Primo”
    
49, Chicago IL


Carlos J. Manzanares
    
29, Chicago IL

 
If convicted, each defendant faces between ten years and life imprisonment, and a $10 million fine

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