RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Drug Trafficking

A collection of news and information related to Drug Trafficking published by this site and its partners.

Top Drug Trafficking Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Middletown Man Smuggled Drugs Into Maine Prison, Police Say

    WARREN, Maine (AP) — Police say seven people, including a Middletown, Conn., man are facing charges for allegedly smuggling drugs into the Maine State Prison inside greetings cards. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency said Wednesday the suboxone...
  • Sip & Bite owner charged in cocaine sting, federal prosecutors say

    Sip & Bite owner charged in cocaine sting, federal prosecutors say
    An owner of a popular Baltimore diner that has been featured on a television food show was arrested in a federal sting and charged with conspiring to possess and sell cocaine, federal criminal records show. U.S. prosecutors said Anthony Vasiliades,...
  • Man cleared in home invasion was in Disney World at the time

    Man cleared in home invasion was in Disney World at the time
    Shawn Oliver Jr. closed 2014 with a family trip to Walt Disney World, but the New Year was not so magical for the 21-year-old Baltimore man. Shortly after returning from Florida, Oliver found himself locked up at the Baltimore City Detention Center....
  • NYPD 'Cop of the Year' facing federal drug charges in S. Florida

    NYPD 'Cop of the Year' facing federal drug charges in S. Florida
    A decorated New York City cop failed Wednesday to talk his way out of jail while he fights federal charges that he took part in a $200,000 drug deal in South Florida. "Utterly ridiculous," was what a federal judge called the story offered by Phillip...
  • Drunk driving stop in Berks County leads to steroid ring

    A 38-year-old man stopped for drunken driving early Sunday in Berks County was linked to a drug ring that shipped steroids throughout the country, Berks County detectives said. James Palmer of Lower Heidelberg Township was stopped at 2:30 a.m. in the...
  • Indonesia rejects foreign appeals, executes 6 drug convicts, including 5 foreigners

    Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals by foreign leaders and executed by firing squad six people convicted of drug trafficking, including five foreigners, sending a message that the new government will not compromise its tough approach to narcotics....
  • In Pennsylvania double murder case, notorious criminal is portrayed as manipulative and greedy

    A notorious career criminal brutally beat and strangled a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to steal tens of thousands of dollars from the druggist, who had been operating a prescription drug ring and was flush with cash, a...
  • Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces arrests in statewide drug ring

    Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces arrests in statewide drug ring
    PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday announced charges against 22 people who she said took part in a statewide prescription-drug ring based in Philadelphia that netted profits of $1.7 million over four years. Her...
  • Fifth Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Former Enfield K-9 Officer

    Fifth Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Former Enfield K-9 Officer
    ENFIELD – A local man has filed the fifth civil lawsuit against former K-9 Police Officer Matthew Worden. The latest suit, filed by Hartford attorney A. Paul Spinella, representing 39-year-old David McAlmond of Spruceland Road, claims Worden in...
  • Outcry after Indonesia executes 6 for drug trafficking

    An Indonesian firing squad executed six convicted drug traffickers early Sunday, sparking condemnations from human rights groups and foreign leaders. The Netherlands, Indonesia’s former colonial ruler, said it would withdraw its ambassador and...
  • Border Patrol shoots, kills 1 person along border in Texas amid drug smuggling investigation

    A suspected drug smuggler is dead following a Border Patrol shooting in South Texas. The Starr County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that one person was shot and killed on the U.S. side of the border when agents came under fire early Wednesday...