Drug Task Force Serves Arrest Warrants for 14

      Left to right, top to bottom: Charles Albertson, Stephanie Carlson, Jason Costanza, Michael Gilmore

      Fourteen drug arrests were made in Cozad and Lexington on Friday as part of a drugtask force operation.

      Members of the Cooperative Operation for Drug Enforcement,also know as CODE, executed 14 warrants early Friday morning as part of an ongoing investigation that began in September 2011.

      The suspects face charges of distribution of a controlledsubstance, or aiding and abetting distribution of a controlledsubstance.

      Cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and pharmaceuticaldrugs were all seized during the operation.

      Those arrested include: Charles Albertson, Stephanie Carlson, Jason Costanza, Michael Gilmore, Toby Grieser, Dennis Hines, Troy Kraft, Shavon McCourt, Jibril Nur, Jose Pulido Jr., Billy Smith, Michael Willets and Jorge Yzeta Jr. whose ages range from 17 to 64.