$3.4 million in cocaine seized by drug trafficking task force in Ohio

Posted: 4:09 PM, Jun 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-18 20:09:13Z
$3.4 million worth of cocaine seized in Ohio
$3.4 million worth of cocaine seized in Ohio

Six people were arrested in Columbus after 75 pounds of cocaine worth $3.4 million were seized, according to Attorney General Mike DeWine.

The arrests were made after the Central Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force said it found evidence showing the drugs were being transported from Mexico to Columbus on a semi.

Investigators intercepted the semi in Columbus and served a warrant at a warehouse where they found massive amounts of cocaine. Members of the task force also seized more than $500,000 in cash, two stolen guns and multiple vehicles, including the semi used to transport the drugs, according to the attorney general.

The following people were arrested on drug charges:

  • Davion Craig, 22, Charlotte
  • Antwonne Hunter, 49, Columbus
  • Toinairis Hunter, 27, Columbus
  • Josue Montelongo-Rangel, 34, Mission, Texas
  • Juan Vela Jr., 40, Donna, Texas
  • Luis Villareal, 28, McAllen, Texas

All suspects are currently in custody at the Franklin County Jail.