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Section: General News - Three drug smugglers convicted in Sierra Leone will face charges in the United States, after the government in Freetown expelled them.
Officers from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency have taken custody of Harvey Steven Perez, Geraldo Qintana-Perez, and Armando Alonso-Romero after they were convicted in Sierra Leone of trying to smuggle nearly 700 kilograms of cocaine through the airport.
The three men are facing indictments on drug related charges in the Southern District of New York.
Perez is a Colombian-American who is the only U.S. passport holder of the 15 men found guilty in Sierra Leone. Qintana-Perez is a Mexican and …