FBI Salt Lake City
Press Office
September 16, 2021

Wanted Montana Woman Arrested in Texas

On the evening of Tuesday, September 14, 2021, members of the North Texas Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Force 1 and the Dallas Police Department’s Fugitive Unit arrested Marlina Nannett Martinez at a residence in Dallas, Texas. She was arrested without incident.

Martinez was wanted for her alleged involvement in possessing and distributing oxycodone, fentanyl, and methamphetamine from on or about October of 2020 to on or about November of 2020 on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Wolf Point, Montana. On April 8, 2021, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Martinez in the United States District Court, District of Montana, Great Falls Division, Great Falls, Montana, after she was charged with conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

The FBI would like to thank the North Texas OCDETF Strike Force, the Dallas Police Department, and the FBI Dallas Field Office for their assistance in this case.

Martinez will have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Friday, September 17th. She is expected to be transferred to Montana.

All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.