Former Army Commander Pleads Guilty

NPR's Tom Gjelten reports that the former commander of US Army anti-drug operations in Colombia has pleaded guilty to a felony charge related to money laundering. Colonel James Hiett admitted that, while serving in Bogota last year, he helped his wife hide about 25 thousand dollars she received from selling heroin in the United States.



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