filed 174 felony charges against a Sequim, WA, truck company owner
suspected of running a statewide drug ring through his business.
Baker, owner of Hard Rock Trucking, was arrested in March after
authorities found evidence of marijuana growing, distribution
of marijuana and cocaine, electric power theft and money laundering
connected to the company. He is charged with 172 counts of delivery
of cocaine, one count of first-degree defrauding of a public utility
and one count of cocaine possession.
Vernell Baker, is charged with one count of cocaine possession.
Seven other people who were also arrested have yet to be charged.
The Bakers were summoned to appear in Clallam County Superior
Court on June 20.