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Drug Trafficking

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  • Meriden Man Was Victim Of Hit Ordered By Drug Supplier, Warrants Say

    NEW BRITAIN — A 24-year-old man who was found shot to death inside a car on Yeaton Street in December was the victim of an assassination ordered by his drug supplier in Puerto Rico, according to arrest warrants unsealed Tuesday. Three Springfield,...
  • Spokesman: New Haven Police Officer Stabbed During Arrest

    NEW HAVEN — A city police officer was stabbed in the arm Monday by a suspected drug dealer he was trying to apprehend, according to a city official. Officer Paul Prusinski was treated in the emergency room at Yale-New Haven Hospital and released,...
  • DC Council approves tougher penalties for synthetic drugs

    The D.C. Council has unanimously approved emergency legislation that would allow the police chief to temporarily shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser proposed the bill to combat a spike in overdoses linked to...
  • Law & Order: Chesterton husband takes his turn in prison

     Law & Order: Chesterton husband takes his turn in prison
    A Chesterton man who made crack cocaine with his wife in their home — and that they sometimes sold in Chesterton with three children in their vehicle — is going to prison now that his wife has been released. Porter Superior Judge Mary Harper...
  • 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...
  • 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...