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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Federal Agents Arrests Man and Woman on Drug Charges

Contact Person: Andy Moorman (864) 282-2100

Columbia, South Carolina-------United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that Theodore Vitaliy Khleborod, age 28, and Ana Milena Barrero, age 24, have been arrested on federal charges of possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of U47700, a Schedule I controlled substance, conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute U47700, and using the U.S. Mail to facilitate a drug trafficking crime. 

Khleborod and Barrero are scheduled to make an initial appearance in federal court in Greenville this morning at 11:30 am.   A detention hearing and a preliminary hearing have been scheduled for 10:00 am on Monday, May 1, 2017, at the federal courthouse in Greenville. 
The case is being investigated by Special Agents with ICE-Homeland Security Investigations, the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, the Greenville Police Department, and the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office.  

Assistant United States Attorneys Andy Moorman and Leesa Washington of the Greenville office are prosecuting the case.

The United States Attorney stated that all charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
 

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated April 27, 2017