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  • Tinted windows lead to heroin trafficking charges for motorist

    Tinted windows lead to heroin trafficking charges for motorist
    An Orlando motorist stopped for tinted windows this week remains jailed on heroin trafficking charges. Andrew Castro, 27, remains in the Orange County Jail on $20,000 bail, records show. Castro was spotted on Curry Ford Road around 6:30 p.m. Thursday...
  • Surprise wake-up call on suspected drug dealers, gang members in Easton

    Easton police raided three residences early Friday in their continuing attack on street-level drug dealers, executing search warrants and several arrest warrants. City police said the raids and arrests, particularly of three suspects who identify as...
  • Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder

    Man dies months after attack; suspect now charged with murder
    Months after being beaten on the head with a pistol over a $5 debt, a man has died and his attacker is now charged with murder, police say. Terrance Murray, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in Ray Kuma's death. Authorities say the attack...
  • Orlando man sentenced to prison for gun trafficking to Puerto Rico

    Orlando man sentenced to prison for gun trafficking to Puerto Rico
    An Orlando man with prior drug trafficking convictions was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Wednesday for trying to mail at least 20 firearms to Puerto Rico, the office of U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III said. Prior convictions barred Luis A....
  • Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell

    Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell
    EAST LYME — A 40-year old inmate serving 25 years for her role in the grisly murder and dismemberment of her drug dealer died of an apparent suicide Thursday at the York Correctional Institution, according to the state Department of Correction....
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • U.S. brings new charges against accused Silk Road creator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have brought a trio of new charges against a Texas man accused of creating the underground online drug marketplace Silk Road. A new indictment against Ross Ulbricht, 30, filed late on Thursday in Manhattan federal...
  • DEA tightens controls on hydrocodone painkiller drugs

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is putting tighter controls on the nation's most widely prescribed narcotic painkiller in a move to stem an epidemic of addiction, overdose and death. The agency said it would publish a rule Friday to place...
  • Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition

    Newport News to crack down on abandoned structure demolition
    NEWPORT NEWS — For five years, Karyn Buhrman has lived next to an abandoned home so overgrown with trees and shrubs that she and her other neighbors call it the "the jungle." The home, which has been vacant for nearly a decade, sticks out like a...
  • Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges

    Defense attorney indicted on perjury, obstruction charges
    Chicago criminal defense attorney Beau Brindley was indicted Thursday on federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges that allege he coached a witness to lie in a 2009 drug conspiracy trial in a scheme to help his client. The charges against...
  • Couple charged after police raid Allentown apartment, find drugs and guns

    Two people were arrested Wednesday in Allentown after a search of their apartment turned up crack cocaine, heroin and two loaded guns, according to court records. Vice officers raided a third-floor apartment in the 1300 block of Chew Street about 6:10 a....