US|San Diego: Former Sheriff’s Captain Indicted for Aiding Marijuana Distribution, Illegal Firearms Trafficking & Lying to Federal Agents

San Diego: Former Sheriff’s Captain Indicted for Aiding Marijuana Distribution, Illegal Firearms Trafficking & Lying to Federal Agents

Candid Chronicle reports… Former San Diego County Sheriff’s Captain Marco Garmo was arrested this past Friday, November 22, 2019. According to the indictment, Garmo was a Sheriff’s deputy for almost 27 years and, most recently, had served as the captain in charge of the Rancho San Diego Station. The indictment alleges that Garmo engaged in an illegal firearm trafficking business with the help of others, including a fellow Sheriff’s deputy. The indictment also brought charges against Sheriff’s Department Lieutenant Fred Magana, prominent San Diego jeweler Leo Hamel, firearms dealer Giovanni Tilotta and El Cajon resident Waiel Yousif Anton. ../.. The litany of charges also includes aiding and abetting the distribution of cannabis. As the Captain of Rancho San Diego station, Garmo was responsible for policing unlicensed marijuana dispensaries operating in and around Spring Valley. The indictment specifically mentions “Campo Greens” as an illegal operating dispensary. It alleges that Garmo provided an advance tip to the owners of Campo Greens-including, his cousin, when he was made aware of a search scheduled within 24 hours. After receiving the tip, staff at Campo Greens removed all of its cash and inventory to avoid seizure.  According to the indictment, when Garmo was notified the…

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