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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Ohio

Friday, October 25, 2019

Law enforcement to announce extradition of Guatemalan charged in cocaine conspiracy

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today the government will unseal charges against an individual who allegedly conspired to ship thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Colombia, via sea and land, through Central America and Mexico to the United States.




The briefing will be held:


TODAY: FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2019


WHEN:           1 P.M.


WHERE:         U.S. Attorney’s Office

                        Main Conference Room

                        303 Marconi Blvd. Suite 200

                        Columbus, Ohio 43215


WHO:             U.S. Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman

                        Mauricio Jimenez, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, DEA

                        Lt. Col. Kevin Teaford, Ohio State Highway Patrol





Room available beginning at 12:45 P.M. No TV lighting provided. ID and valid media credential will be required for entrance at Security.


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Drug Trafficking
Updated October 25, 2019