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Drug Trafficking

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  • Judge declines to dismiss high-profile pot case

    A federal judge on Thursday declined to dismiss marijuana charges against the so-called Kettle Falls Five in a case that has drawn national attention. The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas O. Rice cleared the way for a trial scheduled to begin...
  • Australia asks Indonesia to show same mercy for death row prisoners as it asks for Indonesians

    Australia's foreign minister on Thursday called on the Indonesian government to show the same mercy to two Australian drug traffickers on death row as Indonesia seeks from countries where Indonesian citizens face execution. Foreign Minister Julie...
  • Man with bodies in Pennsylvania yard convicted of strangling, robbing pharmacist, girlfriend

    A jury on Wednesday convicted a man of strangling a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend, whose bodies were found in his yard, as part of a plot to rob the pharmacist of the proceeds of an illegal drug ring. The verdict was a victory for...
  • 2 more states join regional investigative efforts against heroin traffickers in the East

    Two more Eastern states have agreed to collaborate with four others in investigations of heroin trafficking that often cross state lines. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Maine and Maryland have joined the task force established last year...
  • Menominee tribal official raises prospect of growing marijuana

    MILWAUKEE Now that the Menominee tribe's dream of opening a Kenosha casino has gone up in smoke, the tribe is looking for a new way to raise cash growing marijuana. Craig Corn, a tribal legislator, opened the door Friday to growing marijuana on the...
  • 2 charged with selling crack in Allentown; one tried to swallow drugs, documents show

    Two men were charged Wednesday with selling crack cocaine to an informant in Allentown, according to court records. During the arrest in the 800 block of North Lacrosse Street, one of the suspects swallowed a small bag of marijuana, according to court...
  • 22 charged in Rockland County drug sweep; heroin, cocaine and other drugs seized

    Authorities have arrested and charged 22 people during a drug sweep in Rockland County. Prosecutors say police on Wednesday also seized cocaine, heroin, opioid prescription drugs and marijuana and more than $80,000 in the undercover operation....
  • Law and Order: Toll Road traffic stop nets drug arrest

    Law and Order: Toll Road traffic stop nets drug arrest
    Toll road traffic stop nets drug arrest A routine traffic stop Wednesday on the Indiana Toll Road netted the arrest of a South Bend man on drug charges. Portage police, working on the Toll Road through a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area grant,...
  • Six years for man in narcotics dealing case

    Six years for man in narcotics dealing case
    Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced a Gary man to six years for dealing in narcotics. Patrick D. Thurman, 34, told the judge he was sorry "for putting everybody in this predicament," including his children's mother, his seven children,...
  • Man guilty of killing 2, burying them regrets not testifying

    A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend and burying their bodies in his yard says he wishes he'd taken the witness stand in his own defense. Jurors on Wednesday sentenced Hugo Selenski to life in prison for killing Michael Kerkowski...
  • Bethlehem couple accused of heroin dealing, endangering 6-year-old son

    Bethlehem couple accused of heroin dealing, endangering 6-year-old son
    A Bethlehem couple were charged with heroin dealing Wednesday morning after a police search of their home that was delayed until their 6-year-old son went to school, police said. Charles C. Perez, 29, and Susana D. Amador, 26, of the city's Marvine-...