Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Smuggling Cocaine

Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Smuggling Cocaine
Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew has sentenced three Colombian nationals to federal prison terms for conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine while onboard a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Carlos Chavez-Aguirre (35), Yesid Caicedo Asprilla (50), and David Hurtado Vallecilla (45) were sentenced...

Coast Guard offloads $8.25 million of cocaine

Coast Guard offloads $8.25 million of cocaine
Seized cocaine is offloaded from an airplane in Tampa, Florida, on April 7, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson) MIAMI – U.S. Coast Guard and Dutch law enforcement teams seized 550 pounds of cocaine and detained one man during an at-sea interdiction northwest of Aruba, Saturday. The seized cocaine shipment was estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $8.25...