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Drug Trafficking

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  • 2 sentenced, 1 pleads guilty in Va. heroin overdose cases

    Federal authorities say two people have been sentenced and another has pleaded guilty in Virginia to distributing heroin that led to fatal overdoses. U.S. Attorney Anthony Giorno said 44-year-old Scott Matthew Pierce of Stephens City, Virginia, was...
  • Teen trying to rob drug dealer shoots fire alarm

    Authorities say a Florida teen was trying to rob a drug dealer when he accidentally shot the fire alarm. Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies say the 17-year old went to the dealer's house last month to buy a $10 bag of marijuana. According to an...
  • More than 200 pounds of marijuana seized from Loxahatchee home, deputies say

    More than 200 pounds of marijuana seized from Loxahatchee home, deputies say
    Authorities found about 223 pounds of marijuana and 15 marijuana plants while carrying out a search warrant at a man's home in the Loxahatchee area, resulting in his arrest, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said. They found the drugs at the home of Fidel...
  • Self-Described 'Black Houdini' Gets Two Years In Prison

    GREENWICH (AP) — A 21-year-old man who described himself as the "Black Houdini" has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison after pleading guilty to intending to sell marijuana, larceny and escaping from custody. The Greenwich Time reportsĀ ...
  • State Police Make Griswold Drug Bust

    State Police Make Griswold Drug Bust
    GRISWOLD - Two women are in custody after state police seized large quantities of heroin, marijuana, synthetic marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia from a Norman Road residence last week. State police said they found Samantha Johnson, 26, of Norman...
  • Why did marijuana lose its stigma?

    Why did marijuana lose its stigma?
    Twenty years ago, drug dealers were seen for what they were — criminal and dangerous elements in our society. They were shunned by the mainstream. People who sold marijuana were considered losers, in the business of harming our children. Parents...
  • Convicted gang member sentenced to 6 life terms in prison

    A high-ranking Imperial Gangster from northwestern Indiana has been sentenced to six consecutive life terms in prison for the deaths of five men while taking part in drug trafficking. A federal judge ordered the sentence Monday for 25-year-old Juan...
  • DC mayor wants to shut down stores selling synthetic drugs

    District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to give the city's police chief the power to shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs. Bowser said Monday that she'll submit emergency legislation to the D.C. Council that would allow the chief to...
  • Police: Zion man sold heroin to undercover cop near school

    Police: Zion man sold heroin to undercover cop near school
    A Zion man accused of attempting to sell heroin to an undercover police officer within 1,000 feet of a school has been indicted on charges of unlawful possession and delivery of a controlled substance, according to Lake County authorities. Eddie D....
  • Police: 30 people charged in 'Operation Zombie' sting in RI

    Providence officials say 30 known gang members and their associates are facing charges as a result of "Operation Zombie." Prosecutors and law enforcement officials announced Monday that 14 people have been indicted by a Providence County grand jury on...
  • New approach needed to battle addictions

    "Heroin, it's my wife, and it's my life…" These lyrics by Lou Reed fit far too many people. ABC News called Baltimore the heroin capital of the U.S. The statistics are distressing: last year, overdoses killed 578 Marylanders. The most recent...