Brookfield couple indicted on meth conspiracy charges

Methamphetamine

A man and a woman, both 31 years old and from Brookfield, have been indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Charleston B. Leach and Cecilia Lynn Spath were charged in a four-count indictment returned in Kansas City on Tuesday.  The duo is alleged to have conspired to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine between March 1, 2014 and May 1, 2015.  They are also charged with aiding and abetting each other to possess, with the intent to distribute, 50 grams of pure methamphetamine, and to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana on May 1, 2015.

Leach has been charged with one count of using the mail to facilitate the distribution of both methamphetamine and marijuana.  The indictment announcement was made by Tammy Dickinson, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alison D. Dunning.  It was investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the North Missouri Drug Task Force, the Kansas City Police Department, and the Northeast Missouri Drug Task Force.