Local November 19, 2013 | 10:55 am

Dominican city official nabbed in Miami spent 25 years on the run

New York.- Dominican city council official Fiordaliza Pichardo’s fast, prominent leader of the conservative PRSC party was charged with forming part of a drug trafficking ring on June 23, 1988 in the New York East District Federal Court in Brooklyn.

The political leader from Bonao (central) was arrested at Miami International Airport November 4, when she arrived from Dominican Republic, on an outstanding warrant issued for "Maritza Zeballoz" (a) Fiordaliza Pichardo.

Pichardo was arraigned at the federal court in Miami, after failing to appear at the East District Federal Court, which declared her a fugitive wanted in extradition on September 6, 1988.

Detective Vincent Piccard, of the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in Atlanta, confirmed Pichardo’s arrested to outlets elnuevodiario.com.do and diariolibre.com, which reported that Pichardo was placed under the custody of the US Marshalls.

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