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Drug Trafficking

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  • Miami detective faces drug, conspiracy charges in New Jersey federal court

    (Reuters) - A Miami-Dade Police Department internal affairs detective appeared in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, on Wednesday to face charges of aiding a drug smuggling gang, conspiring to distribute cocaine and trying to arrange a murder for hire....
  • School officials say they weren't alerted to drug probe

    The investigation into a Main Line high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February. But school administrators said this week that they didn't know about the probe until hours before authorities Monday announced...
  • Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]

    Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Jonathan A. Waldon, 53, of the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, was charged Friday with malicious destruction of property valued at $1,000. Gary Izell Osborne, 24, of the 400 block...
  • One sentenced, two plead guilty in BGF jail case

    One sentenced, two plead guilty in BGF jail case
    A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center received a 30-month prison term Tuesday for her role in a wide-ranging drug smuggling plot hatched by members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang. Katrina Laprade, 32, pleaded guilty to a...
  • Wanted South Florida man upset that arrest spoiled Easter

    Wanted South Florida man upset that arrest spoiled Easter
    Willie Orso knew that authorities were coming to get him and he might be going to prison for a long time — but he was upset, he said, when they showed up without warning to take him away from his kids right before Easter. Orso, 35, a registered sex...
  • Colorado lawmakers move to tighten edible marijuana laws

    DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures' main sponsor...
  • 'Main Line' drug ring in Pennsylvania nets two prep school grads

    Two graduates of an exclusive Pennsylvania prep school were charged with operating an extensive drug ring that dealt cocaine and marijuana to students at high schools and colleges in an affluent part of Philadelphia, authorities said Tuesday. Neil...
  • Lewis W. Diuguid: Guatemala must create more jobs and end poverty

    Our flights into and out of this Central American country were crowded with youths on spring break mission trips. They traveled to Guatemala to build homes, improve education or do other important work to benefit this country where more than half the 15....
  • Police: Hospital patient sold heroin from intensive care unit

    Police: Hospital patient sold heroin from intensive care unit
    A woman sold suspected heroin out of the intensive care unit at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg, Pa and later from a standard hospital room, police said. A confidential informant, who had bought drugs previously from the woman, obtained 30...
  • Montco authorities bust drug ring dubbed Main Line Takeover Project

    Montco authorities bust drug ring dubbed Main Line Takeover Project
    The two leaders of an alleged drug ring called themselves the Main Line Takeover Project and wanted to control the supply of cocaine, club drugs and marijuana to several high schools and colleges in Philadelphia's tony suburbs, enlisting students to be...
  • Police: Search warrant leads to 13 arrests in Allentown home

    Allentown police said they served a search warrant Thursday night at a known problem house on North New Street and arrested 13 people on various offenses. Most of those arrested will face charges of either possessing or selling marijuana, assistant...