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Drug Trafficking

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  • Hartford Police Make Arrest In Shooting

    HARTFORD — A Barker Street man was charged Tuesday in a shooting near his home. Teekaram Persaud, 21, faces charges of attempted first-degree assault, possession of a pistol without a permit, unlawful discharge of a firearm, risk of injury to a...
  • Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire

    Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire
    Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Physicians, patients, advocates and potential growers...
  • Son of Mexican drug capo 'Mr Blue' tells court his father died: source

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The son of one of Mexico's most-wanted drug kingpins, Juan Jose "Mr Blue" Esparragoza Moreno, has told a court his father is dead, a court source said on Tuesday. The son, who was arrested this week in the north of Mexico,...
  • Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's chief assassin freed from jail

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - One of Colombia's most feared drug cartel assassins walked free on Tuesday after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine trafficking heyday of the 1980s, police...
  • Norwich Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    NORWICH — A local man was charged with heroin possession after officers searched his apartment on Franklin Street Monday, police said. Police executed a search warrant at 201 Franklin St., Apt. A, after investigations pointed to narcotics...
  • Domestic violence ruling may help thousands of immigrants get asylum

    Heidy fled her native Honduras for the United States on the advice of police. There was nothing they could do, they told her, to protect her from her abusive husband, a drug trafficker who spat on her, raped her — the first time when she was 17...
  • Hartford Police Seize Arrest Two, Seize 1,500 Bags Of Heroin

    Hartford Police Seize Arrest Two, Seize 1,500 Bags Of Heroin
    HARTFORD — Officers seized more than 1,500 bags of heroin and arrested two local men after a motor vehicle stop last week in the area of Park and Washington streets, police said. Officers pulled over a car driven by Thomas Bruno, 22, just before...
  • School Bus Drivers Charged In Vernon, Manchester Heroin Investigation

    School Bus Drivers Charged In Vernon, Manchester Heroin Investigation
    MANCHESTER — Two school bus drivers were arrested Thursday when officers simultaneously searched their homes in Vernon and in Manchester, police said. Officers from the East Central Narcotics Task force, working with the Drug Enforcement Agency,...
  • Gang member charged in killing of informant

    Gang member charged in killing of informant
    Federal authorities continued their crackdown on the Hobos, a street gang they have called especially violent, by charging one gang leader with a second killing of a government informant and adding a 10th defendant to the pending indictment. Paris Poe,...
  • Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison

    Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison
    A federal judge imposed a six-year sentence Friday on Jacob Theodore George IV, who sold heroin on the online drug bazaar Silk Road. George, 33, an Edgewood man with a history of arrests, drug abuse and mental health problems, apologized to the judge. He...
  • Police Seize Almost 140 Lbs. Of Marijuana From Alleged Grow Operation

    Police Seize Almost 140 Lbs. Of Marijuana From Alleged Grow Operation
    SOUTH WINDSOR — Police seized almost 140 lbs. of marijuana on Thursday from an alleged growing operation based in South Windsor and Stafford as a result of surveillance by the East Central Narcotics Task Force. According to police, task force...