Arrests in Junction City murder linked to federal drug case

Two men are charged with murdering a Junction City woman to keep her from telling police about a drug trafficking operation. The indictment was unsealed today in U.S. District Court in Topeka.

Grissom joined Junction City Police Chief Tim Brown and Geary County Attorney Steve Opat at a news conference in Junction City today (Monday) to announce the unsealing of the indictment.

Virok Webb, 34, and Marcus Roberson,29, both of Junction City, are charged with killing Crystal Fisher, who was found shot to death March 3rd of 2010, in Junction City. The indictment alleges Webb and Roberson planned and carried out the murder to prevent Fisher from telling law enforcement about their drug trafficking operation.

In addition Webb and Roberson are charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Six others were also named in the indictment in connection with the drug trafficking conspiracy, which reportedly operated in Geary County from November of 2008 until April of 2011.

Jamaica L. Chism, 29, one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Alisha A. Escobedo, 20, Junction City, Kan., one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Megan N. Fuller, 23, Junction City, Kan., one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Kennin Dewberry, 31, Junction City, Kan., one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Caress Jackson, 25, Junction City, Kan., one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.

Keishana Johnson, 26, Junction City, Kan., one count of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and one count of conspiracy to distribute powder cocaine.