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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Drug dealer using motor home helps FBI bust nine customers

    Drug dealer using motor home helps FBI bust nine customers
    A drug dealer caught transporting more than 60 pounds of cocaine and heroin to the Baltimore area in a motor home quickly flipped on his customers and helped authorities bring down nine men, according to court records. Four men charged in the case &#...
  • Baltimore County corrections officer facing drug charge

    A Baltimore County corrections officer is facing a drug charge after a smuggling probe at the detention center. Police announced Monday that 31-year-old Melvin Hodges has been charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled dangerous substance....
  • Baltimore County family struggles with impact of heroin's grip

    Baltimore County family struggles with impact of heroin's grip
    Bird River Road bends and gives up its memories. "That's where Adam's real dad lived," Christine Samuels says, nodding out the car window as she heads down the familiar road. She was 17 and still in high school when Adam was born. "We grew up...
  • L.A. County supervisors debate whether to lock up at-risk foster youth

    L.A. County supervisors debate whether to lock up at-risk foster youth
    It's a universal principle: Lock up the criminal not the victim. No one has ever doubted that the pimps who brazenly exploit the foster care system to profit from the sex trade are criminals. But it took awhile for Los Angeles County decision makers...
  • Honduras nabs wife of businessman accused as drug trafficker

    Authorities in Honduras say they have arrested the wife of a prominent Honduran businessman who is accused of drug trafficking and charged her with money laundering. Ricardo Castro of the attorney general's office says Ena Elizabeth Hernandez was...
  • Two charged with dealing drugs at Allentown apartment

    Two people were charged Friday with a long list of drug crimes following a Friday morning raid at an Allentown apartment, police said. Investigators say Aureilo Modesti III, 27, and Crystal Lee Bonilla, 26, both lived in the Eighth Street apartment...
  • Leader of alleged Del. heroin organization gets 25 years

    The leader of an alleged heroin distribution organization in Delaware has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, while six other suspected members got between one and 10-year sentences. Thirty-five-year-old Irene Hollis of New Castle was sentenced to 25...
  • Officials address overdose deaths in Huntington

    Huntington Mayor Steve Williams has often said the drug addiction problem in Huntington has no borders, infiltrating every demographic one could categorize in the city. That point was driven tragically home for Williams earlier this month, when a...