Former owner of El Toro Loco pleads guilty to smuggling cocaine from Mexico

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After federal agents raided his home in 2015, the owner of El Toro Loco Restaurant pleads guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws in two separate cases.

Police say 37-year-old Marco Antonio Melchor and his co-defendants were distributing cocaine from Mexico into Texas and then transported by vehicle in hidden compartments to Erie.  

Sentencing is scheduled for July 16th. 

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