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Drug Trafficking

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  • St. Louis man facing drug-trafficking charge in Illinois

    A 29-year-old St. Louis man is facing a felony drug-trafficking charge following accusations he had been selling heroin out of a vehicle in southwestern Illinois. According to authorities, Mark Day had 2,600 doses of the drug, $6,000 in cash and three...
  • Judge to allow secret recordings to be played at Schaumburg ex-cop's trial

     Judge to allow secret recordings to be played at Schaumburg ex-cop's trial
    A DuPage County judge said Monday he will allow certain secretly recorded conversations to be admitted into evidence at the upcoming trial of a Schaumburg police officer accused of running a drug ring with fellow officers. In a lengthy pretrial hearing,...
  • Former presidential security chief shot to death in Haiti

    The chief of presidential security under former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was shot to death Monday in the capital, where he had lived since returning to the country after finishing a prison sentence in the United States. Oriel Jean, who...
  • Jury acquits grower who cited medical need for marijuana

    Jury acquits grower who cited medical need for marijuana
    It worked. For the first time in Florida history, a Broward jury acquitted a marijuana grower after finding he has a medical need for the illegal drug. Jesse Teplicki hid nothing from the detectives who showed up at his Hollywood home two years ago...
  • NCJW promotes sex trafficking hotline

    NCJW promotes sex trafficking hotline
    Members of the Palm Beach County NCJW POAST Coalition (Partner Organizations Against Sex Trafficking) are spearheading efforts to get HB 369 and its Senate companion bill SB 534 heard in their respective houses and passed in this legislative session....
  • Wesleyan overdoses happened as school stepped up efforts

    As drug overdoses left two Wesleyan students fighting for their lives, witnesses helped investigators quickly identify the suspects: The drug-dealing was an open secret, according to court documents, even as the university has gotten tougher on drug...
  • Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses

    Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses
    MIDDLETOWN — Three of the four Wesleyan University students arrested in connection with MDMA overdoses on campus had large quantities of narcotics and prescription drugs in their rooms, prosecutors said during their arraignment Wednesday. Eric...
  • Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says

    Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says
    A convicted drug dealer whose wife was linked to 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith has pleaded not guilty to murder in Smith’s death. John Creech, 42, is expected back in court March 26 to schedule his preliminary hearing. Outside the...
  • Bridgeport Drug Trafficker Gets 17 Years

    NEW HAVEN — The man authorities say was the leader of a drug trafficking ring centered in Bridgeport was sentenced by a federal judge Thursday to 17 years in prison. Ronell Hanks, 25, who also goes by "Biz" and Ace," pleaded guilty in late August...
  • District judge chastises man who arrives late for hearing on drug charges

    District judge chastises man who arrives late for hearing on drug charges
    One of two men charged in a large-scale drug operation that included more than 30 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine will face trial in Northampton County Court after a contentious preliminary hearing Wednesday. Although Nathaniel R....
  • Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges

    They were studying to be doctors and scientists, but police say four Wesleyan University students arrested this week also are known on campus as drug dealers. The four are charged in connection with the distribution of a bad batch of the party drug known...