Drug Smuggling Pilot
A pilot from Kissimmee has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug smuggling operation.
In October, Randall C. Starcher, 44, pleaded guilty in federal court in Orlando to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. Starcher was also ordered by the federal court to forfeit a Cessna 206 aircraft, which was used to transport the drugs. Starcher was paid to fly the marijuana from Texas to Central Florida between 2009 and 2010. He was paid for his services.