Pilot Pleads Guilty to Drug Smuggling

Aviation International News » June 2006
September 15, 2006, 6:42 AM

Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez, 36, last month pleaded guilty in federal court to charges that in April last year, while in the Air National Guard, he flew a C-5A into the U.S. with some 300,000 Ecstasy pills aboard. As part of his plea, Rodriguez forfeits $725,000 in cash found in his apartment. He also faces 20 years in prison.

Tags: Law

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.