Six men are being extradited to Ohio to face charges involving the robbery of a jewelry vendor in Westerville earlier this month.

Six men are being extradited to Ohio to face charges involving the robbery of a jewelry vendor in Westerville earlier this month.

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Harry Trombitas, the six were indicted by a grand jury on April 28 in the U.S. District Court-Southern District of Ohio. Each is charged with one count of conspiracy and one count of interfering with interstate commerce (Hobbs Act) for the April 3 robbery of a jewelry merchant in Westerville, in which more than $1-million in jewelry was stolen.

Each count is punishable by up to 20 years imprisonment, according to Trombitas.

Named in the indictment are Oscar Ferero, 26, Los Angeles; Fernando Patino Cruz, 25, Los Angeles; Yhariel Allesandro Roverando-Mondragon, 38, address unknown; Kevin Ismael Miranda, 29, Los Angeles; Donald Jose Bonilla-Canales, 34, address unknown; and Bernardo Sanchez-Perez, 35, Los Angeles.

According to Trombitas, the men have been held in New Jersey since their April 6 arrest, and are currently on their way to Ohio. Court appearances in this state have yet to be scheduled.

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