Fourth suspected member of drug trafficking organization Garcia named in court affidavit
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – A fourth man faces charges as a suspected member of the Garcia Drug Trafficking Organization.
John Yanez was identified in a court affidavit as a cooperating defendant posing as a multi-kilogram drug dealer based in Toledo. He was arrested for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a controlled substance.
Carl McLane, Steven Garcia-Martinez and Juan Marquez were all identified last week as members of the Garcia DTO.
Authorities determined and monitored Yanez’s residence on the 1600 block of Gould Rd. In Toledo. On August 24, search warrants were executed at this residence resulting in the gross seizure of approximately 40.2 kilograms of suspected cocaine, 1.4 kilograms of suspected heroin, approximately 317 grams of suspected fentanyl and over 400,000. $ in cash.
About 10.2 kilograms of suspected cocaine were seized from the upstairs bedroom under a round clothes rack. A package was opened and a field test confirmed a positive result for the presence of cocaine. The packaged kilograms were identical to 20 uniformly packaged kilograms seized on the same day at McLane’s residence in the 600 block of Eber Road.
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