Feds: Valley man sold cocaine in Miami for $29,000 per kilo
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:53:20 GMT —
A Rio Grande Valley man is facing extradition to Florida after being accused of shipping cocaine to Miami at a price of $29,000 per kilo.
FBI agents arrested Alfredo Sardinas-Garcia on federal drug trafficking charges in Mission on Thursday.
Court records show that Sardinas-Garcia has been named in a federal drug investigation in Miami.
The records show that a four-year investigation ended with Sardinas-Garcia and three others being named.
According to a criminal complaint, Sardinas-Garcia headed up an organization that smuggled cocaine to south Florida in 18-wheelers.
Records show that Sardinas-Garcia used Jose R. Ramos to deliver the drugs and that Yosvany Brito and Christian Suarez Gonzalez would buy them.
Sardinas-Garcia, who reportedly lives in both south Florida and Texas, allegedly met with a confidential information at La Plaza Mall in McAllen back in March.
Records show that the two later agreed on a price of $29,000 dollars per kilo of cocaine.
Authorities raided a 20th floor apartment belonging to Ramos in Miami on Thursday, April 18th where they reported finding 20 kilos of cocaine and more than $208,000 dollars in cash.
FBI agents arrested Sardinas-Garcia in Mission on Thursday.
Sardinas-Garcia appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Peter Ormsby in McAllen on Friday morning and now faces extradition to Florida.