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Drug Trafficking

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  • State's attorney touts progress in fight vs. human trafficking

    State's attorney touts progress in fight vs. human trafficking
    Human trafficking is a big problem in the Chicago area, but law enforcement and prosecutors are making a dent with the help of updated laws and philosophies, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said at a recent presentation in Homewood. "It...
  • Police blotter: Digital camera stolen from Midlothian home

    Police blotter: Digital camera stolen from Midlothian home
    FRANKFORT WARRANT ARREST: Eric Mason, 25, of the 2200 block of West Cullerton Street, Chicago, was arrested March 11 on a Cook County warrant at U.S. 30 and Central Avenue, police said. DUI ARREST: William Quakenbush, 49, of the 200 block of Pacific...
  • Texas prison agency replenishes execution drug supply

    Texas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation's most active death penalty state can be carried out, the Texas...
  • Asbury Park man admits role in drug trafficking ring

    Federal prosecutors say a member of a large-scale drug trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to a conspiring to distribute heroin. Jonathan Thomas, a 39-year-old Asbury Park resident also known as "Life," entered the plea Tuesday. He now faces up to 20...
  • Police blotter

    Police blotter
    FRANKFORT DUI ARREST: William Quakenbush, 49, of the 200 block of Pacific Street, Frankfort, was charged with drunken driving and illegal transportation of alcohol after a March 13 stop at Maple and Pacific streets, police said. MARIJUANA CHARGES: A...
  • Lawmakers sprint to finish line of 2015 session

    State lawmakers vowed to finish the 2015 legislative session on Tuesday, starting the clock on a midnight deadline for a slew of bills affecting pensions for public school teachers, treatment for heroin addicts and protective orders for victims of abusive...
  • Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands

    Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands
    A panga boat stocked with nearly three tons of marijuana worth about $3 million was spotted in the Channel Islands, and three men on board -- all citizens of Mexico -- were arrested, authorities said Monday. Alfonso Ramirez-Lopez, 40; Marco Montes-...
  • Chief: Shooting near Edinboro campus was drug-related heist

    An Edinboro University student charged with shooting two others in an off-campus apartment was being robbed of drugs by the victims, who will likely also face charges, police said Tuesday. The shooting suspect, 20-year-old Devin Stevenson of Franklin,...
  • Crime roundup: Blind drug 'kingpin' arrested, farm equipment stolen

    Crime roundup: Blind drug 'kingpin' arrested, farm equipment stolen
    This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region. Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened...
  • Ohio woman accused of trafficking daughter, 11, for heroin

    A woman has been indicted on charges she trafficked her 11-year-old daughter for heroin, and a man is facing rape charges and other counts in the case, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutors said the 30-year-old woman from Pleasant Plain, in Warren County,...
  • Two Eustis men indicted on methamphetamine distribution charges

    Two Eustis men are facing life in prison after a federal grand jury indicted them on charges for intending to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, according to the Department of Justice. Law-enforcement officers arrested Vladimir Castaneda,...