Hayes enters plea to delivery charge

FALLS CITY – Jessica Hayes, 34, of Rulo has entered a no contest plea to an amended charge of delivery of methamphetamine in February.

Hayes was arrested after the Richardson County Sheriff’s Office searched an Abbott Street residence in Falls City.

Prosecutors dropped allegations of distribution near a park and prior offenses that could have carried a prison sentence up to 60 years. She entered a plea to a class 2 felony, which carries a minimum of one year imprisonment.

Peter Ranjel, 44, of Falls City was also arrested after the search. A suppression hearing is scheduled in his case on Oct. 12.