08/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Meth Ring Made $300,000 Each MONTH In Grand Junction Area

A Grand Junction organization with ties to Denver and Mexico pumped up to 5 pounds of methamphetamine into the Grand Valley on a weekly basis, while returning $300,000 per month in profits to Mexico, a prosecutor told a judge Wednesday.

Dawn Michelle Ortiz-Ramirez, 35, 662 Crossing St., is being held on $500,000 bond at the Mesa County Jail on suspicion of conspiracy, distribution of a controlled substance and sentence-enhancing special-offender charges.

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