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Drug Trafficking

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  • Mayor's drug plan pitch greeted with skepticism

    Mayor's drug plan pitch greeted with skepticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday started to sell his idea of loosening Illinois drug laws for possession of illegal substances like marijuana, heroin and cocaine, but some of those he has to convince said they're skeptical because he'll want tougher gun laws...
  • Europe-wide organized crime sweep nets 1,000 suspects: Europol

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - European police made more than 1,000 arrests in a 10-day, continent-wide sweep against organized crime this month that netted suspected people traffickers and cocaine smugglers, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. The...
  • Former Justices opposed to marijuana amendment

    As former Florida Supreme Court Justices, we once took an oath to protect the Constitution of the State of Florida.  Today, we call on all Floridians to protect it by voting "No" on Amendment 2.  This amendment, promoted as a compassionate effort to...
  • Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving her...
  • Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...
  • Federal authorities investigating traffic stop that netted $13M in heroin

    Federal authorities are now investigating after a traffic stop on Interstate 78 led to the arrest of three women who were allegedly trying to smuggle $13 million worth of heroin to the East Coast. The women were facing criminal charges in Lehigh County...
  • Couple facing drug, weapons charges after I-78 traffic stop

    Couple facing drug, weapons charges after I-78 traffic stop
    A couple from Lebanon were stopped early Wednesday on Interstate 78 in South Whitehall Township and found with a loaded gun, a kilo of marijuana and a large amount of heroin, according to court records. Kenelma C. Diaz, 43, was driving a minivan at 12:...
  • Sex-offender sting Florida: 43 arrested, meth lab busted

    Sex-offender sting Florida: 43 arrested, meth lab busted
    PANAMA CITY — Authorities conducting surprise contacts with registered sex offenders in Bay County have arrested 43 people suspected of violating terms of their convictions, and even came across a group they have charged with operating a meth lab....
  • Former marine sentenced in bribery case

    Former marine sentenced in bribery case
    As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country. But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
  • Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust

    Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust
    When undercover detectives approached a security guard at Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale, she told them they were in the "right place" to buy drugs and ultimately sold to them, according to detectives. Security guard Leslie Geffard, 28, is one of four...
  • Accused pimp convicted in kidnap, sex trafficking case

    An admitted drug dealer was convicted Thursday of kidnapping and beating his prostitute ex-girlfriend in May. In a crime federal prosecutors said was largely caught on surveillance video, Shaun McKinley, 35, was accused of ambushing Ashlee Wilson...