Vladimir Collazo-Florido, a/k/a “Cannabis,” Marlon Matthew Pittman, a/k/a “Marlo Pittman,” and Carlos Gonzalez-Catala, a/k/a “El Electrico,” each with prior federal convictions for drug trafficking, have been indicted for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine based on a scheme in which they used the U.S. Mail to ship kilogram quantities of cocaine from Puerto Rico to the Atlanta metropolitan area and then to ship their illicit proceeds back to Puerto Rico.
“These defendants have already served sentences for distributing dangerous drugs,” said U.S. Attorney John Horn. “However, instead of learning from their mistakes, they again chose to poison our community and exploit the U.S. Postal Service for their criminal activities.”
Daniel R. Salter, the Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Atlanta Field Division stated, “These cocaine distributors sold poison to the community. We exploited their weaknesses and dismantled this once-thriving criminal network. These efforts would not have been successful without the full cooperation between our federal, state, and local law enforcement counterparts.”
“Through our joint enforcement efforts, we’ve dismantled a criminal organization that posed a direct threat