Trio Arrested in Price for Drug Charges, Fourth Referred for Charges


Price City Police Department Press Release

As part of ongoing criminal drug investigations, on Tuesday just before noon, agents Stephen Regruto and Mike Adams from the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force observed a drug transaction in progress at a Price parking lot, resulting in the arrest of three individuals, referral of charges for a fourth person, and seizing small quantities of heroin and money. The agents were assisted by Adult Probation and Parole Agents, Carbon County Sheriff’s Deputies and Price City Police Officers.

Brittany M. Stubbs, 25, of Price, and Keith Travis Vigil, 25, of Price, were booked into the Carbon County Jail on second-degree felony possession with intent to distribute heroin. Marleny Elizabeth King, AKA “Lenny”, 33, of Price, was booked in on second-degree felony possession with intent to distribute heroin, second-degree felony items prohibited in a correctional facility, class A misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and class B misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

A fourth person from Price will be referred for charges to the Carbon County Attorney’s Office and will not be identified until such time as formal charges are brought. The Carbon County Attorney’s Office will review all reports to determine which formal charges to file.

Two balloons of heroin, a variety of illegally possessed prescription pills, items of paraphernalia and $373 cash were seized by the agents.

Vigil and the unnamed individual are currently on probation.

King currently has two active statewide warrants, one a traffic violation and the other for retail theft, but they are only valid in Salt Lake County. King has eight previous arrests involving drugs, theft, assault and a business license violation relative to massage therapy practice.

Stubbs has three previous arrests involving heroin and child endangerment, theft and fraud.

Vigil has six previous arrests, all involving drug charges.

The unidentified person has thirteen previous arrests, involving drug charges, assault, theft, alcohol offenses and obstructing justice.


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