Mario Segura (Courtesy/Miami County Jail)

Miami County man accused of being in meth ring is on his way to prison

TROY – A third person arrested last year as being part of a drug ring county authorities said brought large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin into area counties, including Miami, has pleaded guilty to a series of felonies. 

Mario Segura, 33, of Tipp City, admitted to 21 counts as part of a plea agreement in county Common Pleas Court on Friday. 

He admitted to the following:

  • Engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity (1 count), 
  • Conspiracy to engage in a pattern of corrupt activity (1 count)
  • Drug possession (cocaine) (1 count) 
  • Money laundering (3 counts)
  • Aggravated funding of drug trafficking (15 counts) 

The indictment issued last year indicated the criminal activity occurred in 2013.

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As part of the plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend a three-year prison term. Segura’s sentencing was scheduled for May 30. 

His brother, Erick Segura, 24, also of Tipp City, was sentenced April 17 to 10 years in prison after pleading to 34 felony charges. 

Jose Barajas, 34, formerly of Huber Heights and Dayton, pleaded to four felonies. His sentencing is scheduled for April 26. 

Erick Segura’s wife, Aleesha Segura, 22, also was arrested. She has pleaded not guilty.

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