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“Operation Big Red Ice” Results in Additional Indictments

Vanessa Umanzor was indicted by the Madison County Grand Jury on August 30, 2021.
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The ongoing undercover drug investigation, “Operation Big Red Ice,” which resulted in 18 indictments in Henderson County in April, has led to additional indictments in Madison County.

“Operation Big Red Ice,” led by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, began in January 2020 and focused on the sale of illicit drugs in Lexington and Henderson County. During the investigation, authorities conducted surveillance, research, and multiple controlled purchases, including multiple methamphetamine purchases in Madison County in February 2020 from Vanessa Onate-Umanzor.

On August 30th, the Madison County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Umanzor (DOB: 3/8/95) of Jackson, with two counts of Sale and Delivery of…

For the complete article, see the September 15th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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