A former Louisiana narcotics detective faces federal drug trafficking charges following a sting operation where authorities found eight kilos of cocaine. The former investigator previously served one year and nine months in prison on separate drug charges while being assigned to a federal task force with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Agents with U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested 31-year-old Johnny Jacob Domingue last week at the parking lot of a sporting goods store in Edinburg, Texas, as he was picking up eight kilograms of cocaine, court documents revealed. After the arrest, federal agents took Domingue before U.S. Magistrate Judge Juan Alaniz who charged him with one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine. Alaniz ordered that Domingue be held without bond for the time being.
A criminal complaint filed by HSI revealed that Domingue served time in prison in Houston following a conviction