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Drug Trafficking

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  • NJ man admits to operating major drug ring

    A 28-year-old New Jersey man has admitted to being the leader of a major drug trafficking gang that moved large quantities of cocaine throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and New Jersey. The Manhattan district attorney's office said Wednesday that Angel...
  • Feds say 20 sentenced in Ohio drug trafficking prosecution

    The government says 20 people have now been sentenced in an ongoing investigation of drug trafficking in central Ohio. Federal prosecutors say the Short North Posse, dating to the 1990s, distributed drugs including crack cocaine throughout Ohio and in...
  • Mayor, 3 trustees now calling for Norton's resignation

    Mayor, 3 trustees now calling for Norton's resignation
    Mundelein Trustee Dakotah Norton maintains he will not step down after being charged with a DUI, even as four members of the Village Board are now calling for his resignation. The board met for the first time since Norton's arrest Monday night, and...
  • Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison

    Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison
    A once-promising high school student athlete from West Hartford was sentenced to prison Tuesday after he fell in with a gang of violent Hartford drug dealers. Six years ago, Jamie Coleman, now 24, was good enough to win a college scholarship as an...
  • Long Sentences For Killing Over Two Ounces Of Pot

    One of two Bridgeport drug dealers who shot a man to death while stealing two ounces of marijuana from him was sentenced to 22 years in prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. Johnnie "Jeezy" Jefferson, 24, conceived and planned the robbery,...
  • US unseals indictments against leaders of Colombia drug gang

    U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unsealed indictments against 17 alleged leaders of Colombia's largest cocaine-trafficking organization in a move seeking to shore up bilateral cooperation in the drug war. The charges against members of the so-called Usuga...
  • Gunman killed in Pittsburgh police shootout was drug suspect

    A rifle-wielding man killed in a shootout with city and transit police on a busy highway has been identified as a suspected drug dealer with a history of run-ins with authorities. Tyrone Dale Harris Jr., of Pittsburgh, had just posted bail Friday on...
  • New Jersey man admits role in dozens of illegal gun sales

    A southern New Jersey man has admitted his role in the sales of at least 200 guns that he bought with cash from other illicit weapons dealers. Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Joshua Jackson, of Willingboro, sold many of the guns to a Camden drug...
  • Police: Man Busted For Selling Sunglasses, Drugs On Street In Springfield

    Police: Man Busted For Selling Sunglasses, Drugs On Street In Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A 52-year-old Springfield man is facing drug charges after police say he was illegally caught selling sunglasses and drugs on a local street. Police said they received a call Monday about a suspicious man in the area of...
  • Hartford Police Seize Two Firearms, Drugs In Bust

    Hartford Police Seize Two Firearms, Drugs In Bust
    HARTFORD - Two men are in custody and police seized two handguns and numerous narcotics after serving a warrant on an Oakland Terrace residence Monday. Police said they obtained information that residents of 67 Oakland Terrace were selling narcotics and...
  • Spain arrests Venezuelan for smuggling drugs in puppies

    Spanish police have arrested a Venezuelan veterinarian wanted by the U.S. for allegedly trafficking heroin by implanting it in puppies. A Civil Guard spokeswoman on Tuesday said 33-year-old Andres Lopez Elorza was arrested Saturday in the northwestern...