Drug trafficking in the Cosentino area, flurry of convictions at the “Valle dell’Esaro” trial THE NAMES

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By John

A river of drugs. Largely coming from the Gioia Tauro Plain. At the center of the sale of narcotics in the area between Roggiano Gravina, Spezzano Albanese and San Lorenzo del Vallo, a complex group led according to the Catanzaro DDA by Antonio Presta, who was sentenced to 23 years in prison. To the work carried out for months by the flying squad of Cosenza and then arrived at the hearing thanks to the coordination ensured by the deputy prosecutor of Catanzaro, Vincenzo Capomolla and by the anti-mafia prosecutor Alessandro Riellothe declarations of the justice collaborator were added Roberto Presta, brother and accomplice of the alleged “boss” of the organization operating in the northern area of ​​Calabria. A rain of condemnations has arrived on the drug trafficking activity carried out in the Esaro Valley. Tonight the Cosenza court issued the sentence against the 52 defendants.

These are the sentences inflicted and the acquittals granted: Armando Antonucci 15 years and 6 months; Lorenzo Arciuolo 6 years and 8 months; Alessandro Avenoso 6 years and 10 months; Domenico Caputo he was acquitted; Domenico Cesare Cardamone 10 years and one month; Augusto Cardamone 6 years and 8 months; Sergio Cassiano 6 years and 9 months; Francesco Ciliberti 15 years; Rocco D’Agostino 6 years and 10 months; Damiano Diodati 6 years and 8 months; Cristian Ferraro 13 years and 6 months; Giampaolo Ferraro 6 years and 10 months; Giuseppe Ferraro 6 years and 10 months; Michele Fusaro 6 years and 9 months; Roberto Eugenio Gallo 6 years and 8 months; Cristian Garita he was acquitted; Philip Orsino 6 years and 9 months; Antonio Pacifico 6 years and 8 months; Giuseppe Palermo 6 years and 8 months; Mario Palermo 13 years and 4 months; Marco Patitucci 10 years; Giovanni Domenico Petta he was acquitted; Antonio Postorivo 10 years and one month; Antonio Presta 23 years and 10 months; Roberto Presta 8 years and 10 months; Giuseppe Presta 15 years and 3 months; Sonia Presta acquitted; Giovanni Sangineto 6 years and 10 months; Giovanni Garofalo (14 years required) 6 years and 9 months; Fabio Giannelli 6 years and 10 months; Antonio Giannetta 12 years; Luigi Gioiello 6 years and 8 months; Remo Graziadio 6 years and 8 months; Erik Grillo 6 years and 9 months; Francesco Iantorno (born 1968) 6 years and 9 months; Francesco Iantorno (born 1984) sentenced to 6 years and 8 months; Roberto Iantorno 10 years and one month; Francesco Lamanna And Raffaele Lanza they were acquitted; Gianfranco Mariotta acquitted; Mauro Marsico sentenced to 6 years, 9 months and 15 days; Attilio Martorelli 10 years; Salvatore Miraglia acquitted; Saverio Morelli acquitted; Antonio Orsini 6 years and 8 months; Massimo Orsini vondanna at 7 years old; Vincenzo Santamaria sentence of 6 years and 9 months; Alessandro Scalise acquitted; Costantino Scorza no place to proceed due to death; Mario Sollazzo sentenced to 17 years and one month; Raffaele Sollazzo 6 years and 8 months e Sandro Vomero acquitted.