2 Mexican drug traffickers arrested in Colombia

8/21/15 Fox News Latino

Flag-Pins-Mexico-ColombiaTwo suspected members of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel were arrested in the Colombian Caribbean city of Cartagena by police officers working with Interpol, police spokesmen said.

Osvaldo Contreras Arriaga and Omar Ayon Diaz were arrested on Wednesday.

The two Mexican citizens were the subjects of alerts issued by Interpol.

The suspects face drug and money laundering charges in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San Diego.

“These two people were arrested at Rafael Nuñez International Airport when they tried to enter Cartagena accompanied by relatives from Panama and Mexico,” Cartagena Metropolitan Police commander Brig. Gen. Carlos Rodriguez told EFE. The suspects “are wanted for laundering more than $45 million from smuggling drugs from Mexico into the United States,” the police chief said.

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