Haitian ex-cop accused of transporting cocaine into Miami is in DEA custody

Jean Ednor Innocent, a former Haiti National Police officer who tried to pass himself off as a member of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse’s presidential security detail, is in U.S. custody after spending 13 years as a fugitive from the law.
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Jean Ednor Innocent, a former Haiti National Police officer who tried to pass himself off as a member of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse’s presidential security detail, is in U.S. custody after spending 13 years as a fugitive from the law.

Jacqueline Charles has reported on Haiti and the English-speaking Caribbean for the Miami Herald for over a decade. A Pulitzer Prize finalist for her coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she was awarded a 2018 Maria Moors Cabot Prize — the most prestigious award for coverage of the Americas.