Cocaine

August 14, 2019

Jury convicts three men of trafficking nearly $17 million of cocaine

SAN DIEGO – Yesterday afternoon a federal jury convicted three defendants on charges stemming from their efforts to traffic approximately 734 kilograms (1,614 pounds) of cocaine -- worth nearly $17 million -- on the high seas. The verdict was rendered after a 10-day trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California before the Honorable Janis L. Sammartino.

August 7, 2019

Nine defendants charged in international drug trafficking conspiracy

SAN FRANCISCO – United States Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen and United States Attorney David L. Anderson announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged nine defendants, many members of the same family, with engaging in a conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

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