5 Charged With Trafficking Cocaine In Franklin County

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Five people from Franklin County have been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges.

The individuals named in the indictment are William Totten, 51, Canal Winchester; Andre Broom, 47, Columbus; Christafer L. Jackson, 31, Pickerington; Donald A. Jordan, 51, Columbus and Lawrence G. Beavers, 46, Springfield.

According to federal authorities, the group is charged with conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine. Totten is also charged with additional charges of trafficking and money laudering.

Court documents indicate that more than 20 kilograms of cocaine were seized during execution of a search warrant at Totten’s house.