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Drug Trafficking

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  • Feds: 10 arrested in 2 drug busts in western New York

    Authorities say they've busted separate heroin and cocaine rings operating in two western New York cities. Federal prosecutors and agents joined local law enforcement officials in Buffalo on Thursday to announce that a total of 10 people had been...
  • Prosecutors: NY man charged with selling fatal heroin

    Prosecutors say a New York man has been charged with selling heroin that killed a Westchester County man last year. Lakuan Rhyne, of Peekskill, was charged in a superseding indictment of distributing a narcotic that resulted in death. He was one of 11...
  • Mayor tells Baltimore police officers to do their jobs

    Mayor tells Baltimore police officers to do their jobs
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, addressing an alleged slowdown in police activity since six officers were charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, said Wednesday that she had told police to do their jobs. Police commanders, meanwhile, moved a...
  • North Florida deputy fired, accused of drug trafficking

    Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper says a 38-year-old deputy has been fired and will face drug trafficking charges. Stuart James Raulerson was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to engage in trafficking hydrocodone and sale of a controlled substance within...
  • Lawmakers weigh changes in mandatory drug sentences

    The state's top judge urged lawmakers on Tuesday to abolish mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders, but several Massachusetts district attorneys disagreed, saying such penalties are an important tool for law enforcement. The testimony...
  • Baltimore police arrest two men in killing of 16-year-old girl

    Baltimore police arrest two men in killing of 16-year-old girl
    Baltimore police announced the arrests of two men in the death of a 16-year-old girl and the indictments of 11 members of a suspected drug crew they say might be responsible for some of the violence that has roiled the city in recent weeks. The...
  • Heroin, pills seized in Operation Old Cheney

    Heroin, pills seized in Operation Old Cheney
    After a four-month investigation into a drug operation in Orange County, local and federal authorities served 58 search warrants and arrested 39 people for selling and delivering prescription pills, heroin and other illegal drugs on Old Cheney Highway,...
  • Decriminalize drugs and crime will drop

    Decriminalize drugs and crime will drop
    Officers deployed in a futile effort to clear corners of drug traffickers, officers tied up in court, court dockets bloated, jails overcrowded, discouraging recidivism — here we go again ("Baltimore prosecutor asked police to target area where...
  • Teen trying to shoot, rob drug dealer shoots fire alarm, deputies say

    Teen trying to shoot, rob drug dealer shoots fire alarm, deputies say
    A teen who tried to rob and shoot a drug dealer accidentally shot a fire alarm instead, setting off the apartment's sprinkler system, deputies said. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested the 17-year-old on Thursday. The Sun Sentinel is not...
  • Waukegan man gets 16 years for dealing cocaine, marijuana

    Waukegan man gets 16 years for dealing cocaine, marijuana
    A 27-year-old Waukegan man with several prior felony convictions was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison for intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana. Jesus Mendez, who was convicted during a bench trial earlier this year, was found in possession...
  • Lake County courts: Gary man gets 6 years in prison for attack

    Lake County courts: Gary man gets 6 years in prison for attack
    Gary man sentenced to 6 years for attack A Gary man was sentenced Friday by Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez to six years in prison for aggravated battery. Robert Demon Squzert, 38, admitted that he went to a woman's home on Nov. 4, 2013, in...