A drug dealer from Naples, Carlo Leone, 55, he spent six years as a fugitive before the Carabinieri of Naples arrested him in Spain in collaboration with the Guardia Civil.
The magistrate in charge of preliminary investigations of Reggio Calabria sentenced him to detention of a suspect because he was thought to be a member of a drug dealers group in the south of Italy, but he also dealt in Spain and South America. Leone, was also thought to be a member of the camorra clan Elia in Naples, he was a fugitive since 2009 and he was listed among the most dangerous fugitives.
He has been living in Spain for many years, and he had to take the packages of cocaine and hashish, then he had to spread them in Naples. Officers localized him in a restaurant in Alcantara and yesterday he was tailed and then arrested by the officers of the Unidad Central Operativa of the Guardia Civil and by the Carabinieri. He was sent to prison so that he could wait to extradite to Italy.
Translation provided by Mary Ann D’Costa