Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Colombian cocaine traffickers go away for 22 years

Alvaro Castro-Gomez had a previous conviction for trafficking narcotics on the high seas.
Brothers Robin Castro-Gomez, 36, and Alvaro Castro-Gomez, 41, were sentenced to 22 years each in federal prison for conspiring to traffic more than 7,700 pounds of cocaine from Colombia to the US on "low-profile" boats. The brothers moved cocaine from Tumaco in Colombia to Central America, for importation into the U.S., via three 'go fast' vessels. They pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute huge amounts of cocaine, valued at about $100m.
Robin and Álvaro Castro-Gómez after their arrest in Dec 2020.