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Tim Hynds, Sioux City Journal file

STORM LAKE, Iowa | Twenty-three people were charged after a nine-month drug investigation in Storm Lake, police said Monday.

The investigation focused on the sale and use of marijuana and methamphetamine in the Storm lake area.

Sixteen people were charged with felonies. Seven are facing misdemeanor charges.

Investigators are searching for additional suspects, police said. 

Charged with felonies are:

* Nicanor Ibarra Cazares, 45, of Storm Lake, two counts of felony delivery of methamphetamine.

* Somboun Sanachit, 53, of Alta, Iowa, one felony count of delivery of methamphetamine.

* Leonard Pauley, 52, of Storm Lake, four felony counts of delivery of marijuana.

* Christopher Riggenberg, 18, of Storm Lake, three felony counts of delivery of marijuana.

* Ashanti Jenkins, 25, of Storm Lake, felony delivery of marijuana, felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana and misdemeanor marijuana possession.

* Jaime Gonzalez-Alfredo, 18, of Storm Lake, felony delivery of marijuana.

* Jorge Arambula Munoz, 25, of Fonda, Iowa, felony delivery of marijuana.

* Joshua Sanchez, 25, of Fonda, Iowa, felony conspiracy to deliver marijuana.

* Joshua Zimmer, 30, of Storm Lake, felony delivery of marijuana.

* Martin Cruz, 23, of Storm Lake, felony delivery of marijuana.

* Justin Hudson, 21, of Alta, Iowa, felony delivery of marijuana.

* Brandy Napier, 20, of Aurelia, Iowa, felony conspiracy to deliver marijuana.

* Edgar Jimenez, 20, of Lincoln, Neb., felony delivery of marijuana.

* Neftalia Castillo, 16, of Storm Lake, two felony counts of delivery of marijuana.

* Zachary Kraft, 21, Lakeside, Iowa, felony gathering where drugs are used and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

* Oscar Valle, 22, of Storm Lake, felony gathering where drugs are used and misdemeanor charges of meth possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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