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Drug Trafficking

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  • Venezuela drug trade rings alarm bells

    Hidden in a large ochre-colored container, the 1.4 tonnes of cocaine got past two dozen army checkpoints during a 500-mile journey from the Colombian border to the Venezuelan capital. The drugs were stored for several days at the Simon Bolivar...
  • Ex-officer at digital money exchange given five years in prison

    A former technology officer was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison for helping to operate Liberty Reserve, a former digital currency exchange that U.S. authorities say was used by drug traffickers and other criminals for money transfers. The...
  • Man charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown

    Man charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown
    A 29-year-old man was charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown on Thursday, according to court records. Mualin Washington, of the 800 block of Turner Street in Allentown, charged with two counts each of possession with intent to deliver...
  • Rogue guard convicted of smuggling pot to sell to NYC inmates

    Rogue guard convicted of smuggling pot to sell to NYC inmates
    A rogue guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail was convicted on Friday of taking bribes and smuggling marijuana to sell to inmates at two maximum security lockups, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said. A jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan...
  • Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing

    Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing
    Bethlehem Police announced Monday that they arrested a 28-year-old city resident last week on charges he was selling marijuana and prescription drugs Police said that based on a tip, vice detectives set up surveillance of Ralph Carpentier, of the 500...
  • Postal Employee Jailed For Stealing, Selling Illegal Drug Shipments

    A U.S. Postal Service supervisor in Waterbury was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for stealing packages of drugs being illegal shipped through the U.S. mail and selling the drugs with his brother. Edward Hogan, 38, who worked at the Plaza...
  • BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows

    BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows
    Tavon White says pleading guilty to running a racketeering enterprise at the Baltimore City Detention Center was an easy decision. Deciding to testify against his alleged co-conspirators, no sweat.  Telling his granny about it? That was tough. ...
  • Mohegans Review Pot As Economic Opportunity

    Mohegans Review Pot As Economic Opportunity
    The Mohegan tribe is reviewing a Justice Department memo issued Thursday that apparently clears the way for federally recognized Native American tribes to grow and sell marijuana on their lands. The federal government's position opens up a lucrative...
  • Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring

    Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: An Aurora man who allegedly led the Chicago area cell of the Guerrero Unidos Mexican drug trafficking cartel is among eight defendants facing federal narcotics charges for distributing heroin....
  • Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales

    Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales
    ENFIELD — Police arrested 17 people as of Wednesday afternoon and are seeking 10 more as part of 10-month investigation into heroin and crack cocaine sales in town. Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said the investigation focused on the Thompsonville...
  • Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest

    Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest
    Carnival cruise ship passenger Isherman Tafari told agents he understood why someone might find his vacation unusual, records show. After all, he just wrapped up an eight-day cruise by himself, visiting destinations in the southern Caribbean aboard...