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Drug Trafficking

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  • Correction: Honduras-Drug Arrest story

    In a story March 13 about the capture of a Honduran businessman accused of drug trafficking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.S. had requested his extradition. Honduran officials say they have not received any such request. A...
  • Three released in connection with shooting of two LAPD officers

    Three released in connection with shooting of two LAPD officers
    Three people who were detained after gunmen opened fire on two plainclothes Los Angeles police officers were released Monday afternoon and police officials pledged to continue investigating the shooting. The three people -- who were not identified --...
  • Newly released inmates take Greyhound bus to freedom

    Newly released inmates take Greyhound bus to freedom
    Barron Shannon left prison for the fourth time in less than a decade on a Greyhound bus. He had some photos and letters from home in a Manila envelope, a cigarette tucked behind his ear and a few dollars from the state of Illinois in his pocket. He was...
  • 3 Arrested In Middletown Drug Bust

    3 Arrested In Middletown Drug Bust
    MIDDLETOWN — Three people were arrested Monday after police executed search warrants on two residences where they believed drugs were being sold, according to police reports. James Parker, Paul Godet and Shaquima Privott were all charged with...
  • Hartford Police Seize Gun, Charge Three

    Hartford Police Seize Gun, Charge Three
    HARTFORD — Officers with the Hartford shooting task force took a gun off the street and arrested two men and a teenager. The .40-caliber Beretta Brigadier pistol is believed to have been used in several recent shootings, police said. Police also...
  • Baltimore County corrections officer facing drug charge

    A Baltimore County corrections officer is facing a drug charge after a smuggling probe at the detention center. Police announced Monday that 31-year-old Melvin Hodges has been charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled dangerous substance....
  • Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico

    Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico
    Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good stuff. Instead of Acapulco Gold, Mexican...
  • Iran's oppression of rights, women worse under Rouhani, UN says

    UNITED NATIONS Violations of human rights and oppression of minorities and women in Iran have worsened under President Hassan Rouhani, who took office as a moderate promising to improve the lives of Iranians, a United Nations inspector said. The...
  • Baltimore County corrections officer charged with smuggling drugs into jail

    Baltimore County corrections officer charged with smuggling drugs into jail
    A Baltimore County Detention Center corrections officer is charged with smuggling Suboxone into the county jail. Police said on Monday that Melvin Jerome Hodges, 31, brought Suboxone into the facility for distribution by an inmate. He was identified...
  • Man faces drug charges after traffic stop in Frederick

    Frederick police say a man riding in a car that was pulled over for a traffic violation is suspected of dealing marijuana. Police say 21-year-old Dameon Irby of Silver Spring was a passenger in a car that was stopped early Sunday morning. Officers...
  • Allentown, Bethlehem continue resurgence as crime drops in 2014

    Allentown, Bethlehem continue resurgence as crime drops in 2014
    Last decade, the deli at Ninth and Liberty streets in Allentown was witness to a shooting gallery. Three men were shot outside the Johana Grocery and Deli in 2007, including one who ran into the store, collapsed and died. A year later, a man and boy...