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Drug Trafficking

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  • US attorney in Chicago drops dozens of narcotics conspiracy charges in stash house sting cases

    The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings involving fictional drug stash houses, a federal law enforcement technique critics contend amounts to entrapment and displays racial bias against minorities.
  • Rio de Janeiro unnerved by wave of stray-bullet cases; 3 killed, including 2 children

    The bullet hit the 4-year-old girl as she waited to cross a street, holding hands with her stepfather and a cousin. The next day, a 9-year-old boy was shot dead at a swimming pool. Soon after, it was a 21-year-old mother of two who was killed by another...

    Convicted Allentown drug dealer gets 10 years

    An Allentown man convicted of conspiring to sell more than 500 grams of cocaine he imported from Puerto Rico was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. A federal judge ordered Melvin Aviles, 34, also...

    Convicted drug dealer charged with murder of missing Fox movie executive

    A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October. John Lenzie Creech,...

    Chicago prosecutors quietly drop charges tied to drug stash house stings

    Chicago prosecutors quietly drop charges tied to drug stash house stings
    Federal prosecutors in Chicago have quietly dropped narcotics conspiracy charges against more than two dozen defendants accused of ripping off drug stash houses as part of controversial undercover stings that have sparked allegations across the country of...