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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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...
  • Teen trying to rob drug dealer shoots fire alarm

    Authorities say a Florida teen was trying to rob a drug dealer when he accidentally shot the fire alarm. Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies say the 17-year old went to the dealer's house last month to buy a $10 bag of marijuana. According to an...
  • More than 200 pounds of marijuana seized from Loxahatchee home, deputies say

    More than 200 pounds of marijuana seized from Loxahatchee home, deputies say
    Authorities found about 223 pounds of marijuana and 15 marijuana plants while carrying out a search warrant at a man's home in the Loxahatchee area, resulting in his arrest, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said. They found the drugs at the home of Fidel...
  • County chases dealers, convictions in drug overdose deaths

    County chases dealers, convictions in drug overdose deaths
    Perhaps more than any other major felony, prosecutors and defense attorneys agree that drug-induced homicide cases produce the roughest terrain for the criminal justice system to navigate. Defense attorneys say that while the victims and defendants were...
  • State Police Make Griswold Drug Bust

    State Police Make Griswold Drug Bust
    GRISWOLD - Two women are in custody after state police seized large quantities of heroin, marijuana, synthetic marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia from a Norman Road residence last week. State police said they found Samantha Johnson, 26, of Norman...
  • Why did marijuana lose its stigma?

    Why did marijuana lose its stigma?
    Twenty years ago, drug dealers were seen for what they were — criminal and dangerous elements in our society. They were shunned by the mainstream. People who sold marijuana were considered losers, in the business of harming our children. Parents...