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Drug Trafficking

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  • Bangor teacher's aide who supplied drugs to students gets sharply reduced sentence

    A former Bangor teacher's aide who supplied drugs to students got back more than six years of his life Friday at resentencing. Brad Washburn will serve 32 to 64 months in state prison for a 2012 parole violation in which he was caught using heroin &#...
  • More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy

    More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy
    Six more corrections officers who helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang operate a drug-smuggling and racketeering enterprise from inside the Baltimore City Detention Center have pleaded guilty or received sentencing in the past two weeks, continuing a...
  • Hooked on pills [Editorial]

    Hooked on pills  [Editorial]
    State officials are hoping a new public health initiative to track the distribution and sale of highly addictive prescription drugs in Maryland can help reduce the number of people who abuse such medications. The initiative, inspired by a program...
  • Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store

    Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store
    The owner of a Kissimmee store is facing charges after his store was raided Thursday and police seized as much as $14,000 in synthetic drugs. Iqbal Nurmohamed Saferali, 60, was charged with four counts of selling synthetic narcotics and taken to the...
  • Allentown man arrested selling heroin on Hamilton Street, police say

    An Allentown man was charged with dealing heroin Thursday afternoon after he sold four bags of the drug on a city street near the Lehigh River, police said. Miguel A. Rodriguez, 54, of the 100 block of Tilghman Street was arrested at 5:45 p.m. outside...
  • Alleged methamphetamine dealer surrenders to police

    A 46-year-old Hatfield Township man wanted by police on charges alleging he sold crystal methamphetamine in August turned himself into authorities on Thursday after Hatfield Township Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest Tuesday. Valerio...
  • Feds sentence 400-pound felon caught with gun

    Feds sentence 400-pound felon caught with gun
    A 10-time convicted felon who was busted with a gun at a house owned by State Rep. Linda Stewart was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison, officials said. Darrell Roby, 41, who weighs roughly 400 pounds, had his sentence enhanced because...
  • Los Angeles Fashion District raided in drug money-laundering probe

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police and federal agents on Wednesday raided dozens of Los Angeles Fashion District businesses suspected of operating as part of a major money-laundering hub for narcotics traffickers in Mexico, law enforcement officials said....
  • Gloucester store owners sentenced to 10 years for role in selling spice, bath salts

    A federal judge sentenced two owners of a store in Gloucester that officials said sold synthetic marijuana and amphetamines to ten years in prison and ordered them to pay $425,000 for their role in distributing the drugs. The sentence comes after Daniel...
  • Commentary: Crime-suppression team is having an effect

    Over the last two budget cycles, the City Council has helped us re-create a dedicated Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) to work on specific crimes in Newport Beach. As I often tell our residents and business owners that Newport Beach is a very safe city, one...
  • Domestic violence ruling may help thousands of immigrants get asylum

    Heidy fled her native Honduras for the United States on the advice of police. There was nothing they could do, they told her, to protect her from her abusive husband, a drug trafficker who spat on her, raped her — the first time when she was 17...