Colombian Cartel members to stand trial in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — 10 On Your Side has learned several high-ranking Colombian Cartel members will stand trial in Norfolk Federal Court.

A federal indictment unsealed Friday, illustrates a path of drug trafficking, money laundering and murder.

Document: Colombian Cartel members indictment

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) controls large areas of Colombia. The indictment says FARC is one of the largest distributors of cocaine imported into the United States.

47-year-old Sonia Cruz Quiceno is currently being held in Hampton Roads. She was captured earlier this week in a joint operation by Guatemalan, Colombian and U.S. authorities.

Federal investigators say Quiceno was part of a Cartel that used semi-automatic rifles, automatic rifles, machine guns, surface-to-air missiles, rocket-propelled grenades, drones, mines and bombs.

You can count on 10 On Your Side to keep you up to date with the latest developments of this case.

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