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"Two in Woodland Hills. Seventy nine in Long Beach, eighty seven in Anaheim. It's six forty seven and accused Colombian drug kingpin has been extradited to Los Angeles to face trial on charges. He ran an organization that brought tons of cocaine and other drugs the US for years under very tight security, Victor Hugo Silva came into LAX last night will be arraigned in federal court assistant, US attorney Alexander Schwab called it. A unique prosecution. Because of the number of people arrested at different locations and levels of the operation in this case, we have defendants who were arrested in multiple countries. In fact, cross three different continents all aspects of the supply chain six other people have been arraigned in southern California and one in Boston for various offenses related to smuggling distribution of tons of drugs under so-called, drug kingpin laws. Defendants are facing minimum sentences of twenty years up to life in federal prison at the US courthouse in downtown LA. Pete Demetrio KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio. Pasadena man's pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking ring through LAX. Prosecutors say he used courtiers to hide heroin and cocaine in luggage on flights from L A to Detroit still unclear how long this was taking place. But she was busted last year after authorities found more than four pounds of heroin two pounds of coke in checked luggage. Ask LAX a man in riverside counties. Learn the hard way that even though the hottest days of summer are likely behind us. We are still very much in rattlesnake season in Southern Cal. He discovered a snake inside of his living room. John Welsh, Riverside County animal services tells Kennex what happened next. Retiree each day happen to see the snake in Jimmy room. And he didn't get rattlesnakes. Hey. And. He it was a gopher snake or whatnot. And then. Oh, rattlesnakes the mail was taking the Loma Linda medical center where he is still being treated for the rattlesnake bite. Welsh said the man suffered from temporary paralysis well since hikers and joggers can expect to see snakes in our region for at least two more months. Investigators still working to find the cause of a series of gas explosions north of Boston left one person dead twenty-five injured, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says because Columbia gas is not worked in a timely way. They've chosen other company to oversee operations made a decision to."