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Drug Trafficking

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  • Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration

    Pre-booking diversion: an alternative to conviction and incarceration
    In Baltimore City, approximately 20,000 people were arrested for drug-related offenses annually in 2012 and 2013; nearly three quarters for simple possession. And while there has been a great deal of discussion over the last few years regarding the...
  • Club owner laundered money in U.S.-Mexico drug trade, affidavit says

    Club owner laundered money in U.S.-Mexico drug trade, affidavit says
    A Pico Rivera nightclub owner was arrested this week after federal officials say he laundered hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of a drug-trafficking ring operating in the United States and Mexico, according to court documents released Thursday....
  • Amsterdam warns tourists white heroin being sold as cocaine

    Authorities in Amsterdam warned Friday that potentially lethal white heroin is being sold as cocaine in the city after three Danish tourists became ill this week. Three people died and 17 became seriously ill with breathing problems late last year...
  • Drugs, Guns Found In Willimantic House, Police Say

    Drugs, Guns Found In Willimantic House, Police Say
    WILLIMANTIC — A local man faces drug charges after police — some heavily-armed — raided his house Friday morning, seizing drugs and guns, police said. The early-morning drug bust was at a raised ranch at 191 South Ridge Drive, police...
  • Colorado's marijuana businesses growing less than they could

    Colorado's marijuana industry is producing a lot less than it could, according to a state report released Friday. Although state laws limit how many plants a business can cultivate, the monthly average for medical marijuana businesses last year ranged...
  • Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case

    Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case
    When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors. But his deployment...
  • Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

    A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products. The legislation forbids the smoking of...
  • 7 people charged in drug operation out of Milwaukee home

    Seven people have been charged with running a large drug distribution operation out of a house on the south side of Milwaukee. Deputy District Attorney Kent Lovern announced Thursday that investigators have seized sizable amounts of cocaine and heroin,...
  • Nearly 3 dozen arrested in probe of gun trafficking, drugs

    Federal, state and city authorities have arrested 35 men and seized 15 firearms in an investigation of drug dealing and gun trafficking. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ) that a collaboration of law enforcement agencies called the...
  • 2 men arrested in prescription drug bust in Green Bay

    Two people are facing charges following a drug bust in which hundreds of prescription pills were seized from a Green Bay home. The Brown County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence on Monday. According to a criminal complaint,...
  • Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case

    Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case
    Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence. "We have brought you...