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  • Camden man sentenced to prison for gang-connected drug ring

    A Camden man who led a gang-connected drug network that sold large amounts of heroin in the city has been sentenced to 16 years in state prison. The state Attorney General's office said Friday that 31-year-old Michael Rivera must serve 13 years and seven...
  • 2 'main suppliers' of drugs in Cleveland indicted

    Two men said to be the main suppliers of heroin and cocaine in Cleveland have been indicted on five drug possession and distribution charges. An indictment unsealed Thursday says authorities have seized more than 77 pounds of cocaine and more than 24...
  • Texas executes man for police officer's 2002 shooting death

    Texas prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted in the slaying of a Dallas-area police officer during a 2002 shootout that followed the killing of a customer outside a convenience store. Kent Sprouse, 42, became the fifth convicted killer put...
  • 2 Northampton County men, 6 from Jersey arrested after meth investigation

    2 Northampton County men, 6 from Jersey arrested after meth investigation
    Two Northampton County men and six New Jersey residents have been arrested as a result of an investigation of methamphetamine dealing that reached both sides of the Delaware River. James Mahler, 46, of West Wilkes-Barre Street, Easton, and Jan Thatcher,...
  • 2 from Detroit police accused of robbing drug dealers

    A Detroit police lieutenant and an officer robbed drug dealers and stole drugs and money obtained in police searches, prosecutors said Thursday. An indictment against Lt. David Hansberry, 34, and Officer Bryan Watson, 46, was unsealed Thursday, according...
  • Enfield Man Charged With Selling Crack, LSD

    ENFIELD — A local man was charged Wednesday with selling crack cocaine and LSD to an undercover police officer on three separate dates in February and March near a school, police said. Miguel A. Carrucini, 32, of Pearl Street, was charged with...
  • Nation's drug czar touts needle-exchange programs

    Venturing into the epicenter of Kentucky's fight against heroin addiction, national drug czar Michael Botticelli on Thursday touted needle-exchange programs as effective grassroots initiatives to combat the spread of infectious disease and to steer heroin...
  • Oregon lawmakers seek federal tax code change for legal pot

    Two members of Oregon's congressional delegation plan to introduce bills that would allow marijuana businesses operating in compliance with state law to take federal deductions on taxes like other small businesses. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden and Congressman...
  • Man Gets 30 Months For Cocaine Distribution

    HARTFORD — A New London man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for cocaine distribution, federal authorities said. Edgardo Centeno, 43, also faces three years of supervised release. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to...
  • Marijuana legalization ballot drive launched in Michigan

    Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under the wording of a proposed ballot initiative submitted Thursday, the first of what could be competing legalization efforts. If authorized by the Board of State Canvassers, the...
  • Lake County court briefs

    Lake County court briefs
    Guilty plea entered to drug charge After a jury was selected to hear evidence of alleged drug-dealing, a Gary man pleaded guilty to dealing in cocaine. Kieth D. McCoy, 32, faces a maximum 2 1/2 years at his May 7 sentencing hearing before Lake...