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Drug Trafficking

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  • Ex-Mexican cartel leader gets 30 years prison in US

    A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money laundering convictions....
  • Forget watching the cops; how about watching the crooks?

    Forget watching the cops; how about watching the crooks?
    After reading your article "After Freddie Gray death, cop-watchers film police to prevent misconduct" (June 27) and the lengths to which citizens go to monitor (and possibly impede) the efforts of police, I assume equal diligence will be dedicated to...
  • NZ man gets 15 years prison in Indonesia in drug smuggling

    An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced a New Zealand man to 15 years in prison for trying to smuggle methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali. Antony de Malmanche was arrested in December at Bali's airport when custom officers found 1.7 kilograms...
  • Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty

    Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty
    The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for Oklahoma to continue using a lethal drug cocktail for executions, but, in a surprising dissent, two liberal justices opened the door to what could become a historic challenge to the death penalty itself. By a...
  • Arrests hit heroin trade in southeastern Ohio

    Authorities in southeastern Ohio say a series of arrests have put a dent in the region's heroin trade. The Athens County Prosecutor's Office on Monday announced felony charges against 14 people alleged to have been involved in a heroin ring that has been...
  • Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue

    Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue
    While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the legality of a drug used in lethal injections, the pace of executions in Indiana has slowed. Indiana, one of 31 states with the death penalty, has not executed an inmate since 2009. Indiana law calls for the...
  • Willimantic Drug Operation Leads To 23 Arrests

    WILLIMANTIC — More than 20 people were charged recently following a three-month investigation into narcotics in the city, police said Monday. The arrests began two week ago in "Operation Thread City Round Up," police said. All of the 23 arrested...
  • Edgewood man sentenced to 10 years for role in cocaine distribution conspiracy

    A 35-year-old Edgewood man was sentenced to 10 years in the federal prison system Monday for his role in a Harford County based cocaine distribution conspiracy that was broken in late 2014 by the Harford Narcotics Task Force, according to federal...
  • Police in New Hampshire, Massachusetts make $2M drug seizure

    The shooting of a woman during an apparent home invasion last week started a cascade of events that led to the arrest of three people in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and the seizure of heroin and the painkiller Fentanyl worth more than $2 million,...
  • Five Arrested In Drug Busts In Windsor Locks, Enfield

    ENFIELD — Four local residents and a man from Colorado were arrested Thursday afternoon as part of a drug task force investigation in Enfield and Windsor Locks, police said Friday. Between the two locations, at 5B6 Concorde Way in Windsor Locks and...
  • Doctor sentenced for writing phony oxycodone prescriptions

    A northern New Jersey doctor has been sentenced to five years in state prison for conspiring with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of painkillers. State authorities say Eugene Evans Jr. wrote fraudulent prescriptions for...