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A dozen cocaine traffickers arrested in the Lubbock area during Operation Los Perros De Nieve, or Operation Snow Dogs, have been sentenced to a combined 106 years in federal prison.

The Drug Enforcement Administration's Operation Snow Dogs also resulted in the seizure of multiple kilograms of cocaine, several firearms, and approximately $80,000.

The traffickers sentenced include:

  • Ronnie Manuel Garcia - pleaded guilty to possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of firearms
  • Jonathan Phillip "J.P." Reyes - pleaded guilty to distribution of cocaine
  • Raul Perez, III - pleaded guilty to distribution of cocaine
  • Krystal Lynn Ramos - pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony
  • Amy Shawn “Evon” Rodriguez - pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony
  • Juan Moncada - pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine base
  • Jacob Anthony Molina - pleaded guilty to possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
  • Jeremy Wayne “Lil’ Jay” Beck - pleaded guilty to possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime
  • Michael Paul Perez - pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine
  • Robert Lee Bruno - pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine
  • Amaris Arestin Leon - pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony
  • Ruben Alejandro Rodriguez-Parada - pleaded guilty to money laundering

Robert Bruno admitted that he regularly worked with a cocaine source of supply in Mexico. A 13th individual involved remains a fugitive.

The investigation was spearheaded by the Drug Enforcement Administration's Dallas Field Division and the Lubbock Police Department. Assistance was given by the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives' Dallas Field Division, Homeland Security Investigations' Dallas Field Office, and the Texas Department Public Safety.

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