TRENTON, N.J. – A Guatemalan citizen currently certified transporting 3 kilograms of heroin that had been coated in chocolate in a unsuccessful try to bring the drugs undetected by Newark Liberty International Airport.
Jacobo Leonel Orellana-Estrada, 21, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp in Trenton sovereign justice to an information charging him with one count of possession with vigilant to discharge some-more than one kilogram of heroin.
According to the papers filed in this case and statements done in court:
On Jun 11, 2017, Orellana-Estrada arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport as a newcomer aboard a blurb airline moody from Guatemala City, Guatemala. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stopped Orellana-Estrada at etiquette investigation and searched his luggage. In one of his bags, they detected what seemed to be 6 tiny single-layer cakes that were actually packages of heroin coated in a skinny covering of chocolate and wrapped in paper.
The count of possession with vigilant to discharge some-more than one kilogram of heroin carries a limit intensity chastisement of life in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 29, 2018.