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Alleged drug traffickers indicted
by Debbie Lurie-Smith
Feb 14, 2013 | 1681 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Two Macon men were indicted by a Jones County grand jury last week on charges of drug possession and trafficking.

Francisco Javier Angel-Garcia and Domingo Cobo-Depaz were indicted Feb. 4 for trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Forty-one bills of indictment, heard by the grand jury, and the panel returned true bills on each of the bills of indictment presented to them.

Angel-Garcia and Cobo-Depaz were arrested Nov. 20, 2012, and are being held in the Jones County Law Enforcement Center, each with a $65,000 cash bond.

The charge of trafficking involves the sale, delivery, or possession of 28 or more grams of the illegal drug, and upon conviction, would come with a minimum 10-year sentence and a mandatory $200,000 fine.

When arrested, the suspects were in possession of 144 grams of methamphetamine and a pistol.

According to a story of their arrests in The Jones County News, Sheriff’s Department Investigator Robert Reece said Cobo-Depaz and Angel-Garcia were arrested at a shopping center on Shurling Drive. The arrests were the result of an ongoing investigation and the drugs found on the men had a street value of approximately $10,000.

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