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  • Man charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown

    Man charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown
    A 29-year-old man was charged with selling crack cocaine in downtown Allentown on Thursday, according to court records. Mualin Washington, of the 800 block of Turner Street in Allentown, charged with two counts each of possession with intent to deliver...
  • Rogue guard convicted of smuggling pot to sell to NYC inmates

    Rogue guard convicted of smuggling pot to sell to NYC inmates
    A rogue guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail was convicted on Friday of taking bribes and smuggling marijuana to sell to inmates at two maximum security lockups, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said. A jury in U.S. District Court in Manhattan...
  • Postal Employee Jailed For Stealing, Selling Illegal Drug Shipments

    A U.S. Postal Service supervisor in Waterbury was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for stealing packages of drugs being illegal shipped through the U.S. mail and selling the drugs with his brother. Edward Hogan, 38, who worked at the Plaza...
  • BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows

    BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows
    Tavon White says pleading guilty to running a racketeering enterprise at the Baltimore City Detention Center was an easy decision. Deciding to testify against his alleged co-conspirators, no sweat.  Telling his granny about it? That was tough. ...
  • Mohegans Review Pot As Economic Opportunity

    Mohegans Review Pot As Economic Opportunity
    The Mohegan tribe is reviewing a Justice Department memo issued Thursday that apparently clears the way for federally recognized Native American tribes to grow and sell marijuana on their lands. The federal government's position opens up a lucrative...
  • World travel alerts: El Salvador, Thailand, Netherlands

    El Salvador: The U.S. State Department reissued a travel warning citing high levels of crime against tourists as cause for alarm. Officials reported that 33 Americans were murdered and 366 had passports stolen or were victims of other crimes while...
  • Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring

    Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: An Aurora man who allegedly led the Chicago area cell of the Guerrero Unidos Mexican drug trafficking cartel is among eight defendants facing federal narcotics charges for distributing heroin....
  • Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales

    Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales
    ENFIELD — Police arrested 17 people as of Wednesday afternoon and are seeking 10 more as part of 10-month investigation into heroin and crack cocaine sales in town. Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said the investigation focused on the Thompsonville...
  • Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest

    Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest
    Carnival cruise ship passenger Isherman Tafari told agents he understood why someone might find his vacation unusual, records show. After all, he just wrapped up an eight-day cruise by himself, visiting destinations in the southern Caribbean aboard...
  • Groton Man Pleads Guilty In Cocaine, Heroin Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD — A Groton man pleaded guilty conspiracy cocaine distribution charge in part of an investigation into drug trafficking in the southeastern part of the state. The arrest of Pedro Rivera, 36, was part of an investigation by the U.S. Secret...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...