Western Colorado cocaine probe nets 9 indictments
Cocaine investigation nets 9 indictments
DENVER, Colorado” A federal cocaine investigation in western Colorado has yielded nine indictments, all men thought to be part of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel.
Three of the men are fugitives, but six were to appear before a federal judge in Grand Junction Thursday on charges of possession with intent to distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine.
The men indicted are: Cornelio Cuevas-Pena (aka Rogelio), age 42, a fugitive; Luis Javier Carlos-Marin (aka Guero), 47, of Delta; Abraham Cuevas-Pena, 52, of Delta; Gabino Flores-Hernandez, 61, of Olathe; Martin Andrade-Zuniga, 41, a fugitive; Adrian David Guerra, 36, a fugitive; Juan Carlos Denicolas, 33, of Montrose; Oscar Ceja-Meraz, 31, of Silt; and Omar Garcia-Lopez (aka Liborio), 32, of El Paso, Texas.
All face life sentences and fines of $4 million if convicted.