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Drug Trafficking

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  • Police: Mother ran heroin ring with her teenage son

    A Massachusetts woman and her high school student son are charged with running a heroin ring from their apartment, allegedly stashing the drugs in a shoebox in the 16-year-old's closet. The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1GJJprm ) reports that...
  • County poll: 1 in 10 knows a heroin user

    While Anne Arundel County residents are more likely to know someone dependent on alcohol or marijuana, 11 percent said they know a friend or family member who has used heroin, according to a new poll. But despite elected officials' growing attention to...
  • Illinois Wesleyan student accused of selling drugs from dorm

    An Illinois Wesleyan University freshman is facing allegations that he sold large quantities of illegal drugs from his dorm room. The Pantagraph (http://bit.ly/1FMSAat ) reports the 18-year-old from Lexington faces felony drug charges. An arraignment...
  • Veteran ordered to continue treatment, receives probation for cases

    Veteran ordered to continue treatment, receives probation for cases
    A Westminster man charged in a series of drug- and alcohol-related cases while dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder following deployment to Iraq was ordered Monday to continue his treatment. Domonic Guy Balassone, 24, of the 4900 block of...
  • Easton drug deal turned to homicide, 11th grader testifies

    Easton drug deal turned to homicide, 11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> grader testifies
    The 11th-grader said she was only trying to help out a longtime schoolmate who was looking to score marijuana. Monserrat Rosas said she knew a teen who might have some weed, and through Facebook got him in touch with 16-year-old Lael Alleyne of Easton,...
  • Heroin task force addressing age-old Baltimore issue

    Heroin task force addressing age-old Baltimore issue
    The story was all too familiar, especially to those who have attended any of the multiple meetings called by state and local officials trying to solve a heroin crisis that has been killing hundreds of people a year in Maryland. The man testifying before...
  • Two Arrested, Variety Of Drugs Seized In Manchester

    Two Arrested, Variety Of Drugs Seized In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — The regional narcotics squad arrested two people at a local hotel and seized a variety of drugs, including LSD and an animal tranquilizer, police said Wednesday. With help from Manchester patrol officers, the East Central Narcotics...
  • Serial business criminal gets nine years in $44M bank fraud

    Serial business criminal gets nine years in $44M bank fraud
    Pedro Benevides, an Orlando area businessman who ran a criminal empire through his companies in Central Florida, was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday. Benevides had pleaded guilty to a three-year, $44 million bank fraud scheme. But he was...
  • APNewsBreak: Officer who shot man dragged him from fire

    One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away from his burning rental home just weeks earlier. Antonio Zambrano-Montes,...
  • Man shot after asking drug dealer to sell elsewhere, deputies say

    Man shot after asking drug dealer to sell elsewhere, deputies say
    A 34-year-old man was shot after he asked a local drug dealer to stop selling in front of his apartment, according to an arrest report. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested Corey Barber, 31, on Friday. Deputies said Barber had clientele in...
  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads...