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International Fugitive, Nelson Pablo Yester-Garrido Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy
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International Fugitive, Nelson Pablo Yester-Garrido Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy

International Fugitive, Nelson Pablo Yester-Garrido Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy Orlando, FL (STL.News) U.S. District Judge Carlos Mendoza has sentenced Nelson Pablo Yester-Garrido a/k/a Nelson “Tony” Yester (63, Cuba) to five years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute a large amount of high-grade marijuana in the Middle District of Florida.  Yester-Garrido had pleaded guilty on August 11, 2020. According to court documents, from the late 1980s through early 1997, Yester-Garrido was part of a group involved in importing kilogram amounts of cocaine and other narcotics into the United States, including by negotiating the purchase of a Russian diesel submarine for Colombian drug suppliers.  Around 1997, Yester-Garrido fled to South Africa to escape prosecution related to charges...