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Drug Trafficking

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  • Details emerge in I-Drive hotel marijuana ring

    Details emerge in I-Drive hotel marijuana ring
    Binh Sieu Tran and his associates in California were making so much money from their marijuana operation that they spared no expense when it came time to shipping the drugs to Orlando, agents say. The overnight packages bound for the Hyatt Regency...
  • Honduras seizes 50 properties from alleged drug gang

    TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran authorities on Monday said they seized more than 50 properties that they allege belong to a drug trafficking gang as the country's new government steps up its battle against organized crime linked to Mexican cartels. The...
  • Ex-Guatemalan drug kingpin pleads guilty to U.S. charges

    (Reuters) - The patriarch of a Guatemalan family linked by authorities to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to import more than 450 kilograms (992 pounds) of Colombian cocaine into the United States. Waldemar Lorenzana...
  • Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader

    Arrest derails wedding for accused pill mill ringleader
    For Anthony Licata, the honeymoon is over. In fact, it never even began. His intention was to get married last weekend, then sail away on a 10-day honeymoon cruise around Italy and Greece. Federal prosecutors, however, had less blissful plans. Just...
  • Colombia's Santos says backs marijuana use for medical purposes

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday he supported the use of marijuana for medical use as a means to ease the suffering of terminally ill patients and deprive criminals of profits from the illegal trade in the drug....
  • Police arrest alleged 'high-level' cocaine trafficker in Bethlehem

    Bethlehem police said they seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and other drugs from the garage of a man they allege is a high-level cocaine trafficker. Police said Carmelo Sanchez-Agosto, 34, who lives in the 1100 block of East Fourth Street, is...
  • Billboards go up for fugitive Mexican drug lord wanted in U.S.

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Federal authorities offering a $5 million reward for a fugitive Mexican drug lord who killed a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in the 1980s have taken the unusual step of plastering his face on billboards in southwestern border states....
  • Prescription drug abuse is a complicated problem that ruins lives and careers [Letter]

    Prescription drug abuse is a complicated problem that ruins lives and careers [Letter]
    We were saddened to read about Baltimore County Police Officer Joseph Stanley Harden's arrest on robbery and drug possession charges ("Off-duty officer tries to break into home in search of drugs, police say," Aug. 1). The veteran officer reportedly...
  • After deaths following Merriweather concert, dance music festival bans bracelets some say are linked to drug culture

    After deaths following Merriweather concert, dance music festival bans bracelets some say are linked to drug culture
    Following the deaths of two concert goers in Columbia earlier this month, promoters of a traveling music festival have banned a number of items including bright, decorative, chunky bracelets known as "kandi," which is popular among electronic dance...
  • FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen

    FBI: Motor home full of drugs stopped in Aberdeen
    FBI agents tipped off about a drug shipment on its way to Aberdeen found a motor home stuffed with 31 kilograms of cocaine and heroin, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.  A confidential source told authorities in June that a man...
  • Couple charged after drugs, $27,000 found in Allentown home

    A man and woman were arrested after a search of their Allentown home early Friday uncovered a large amount of drugs, drug paraphernalia and $27,000, according to court records. Pedro Rodriguez-Delgado, 26, and Myraida Nieves, 19, of the 200 block of...