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Drug Trafficking

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  • 6 Philly narcotics officers acquitted in racketeering case

    A federal jury has cleared six former Philadelphia drug squad officers in a corruption case that prompted scores of convictions to be overturned amid charges that the officers stole more than $400,000 in drug money, beat suspects and lied to win...
  • House Republicans Protest Governor's Racism Remarks

    House Republicans Protest Governor's Racism Remarks
    HARTFORD — The House of Representatives came to an abrupt halt for five hours Wednesday after Republicans walked out of the chamber to protest remarks by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that they said implied their opposition to his criminal justice...
  • 300 Men March seeks to reclaim neighborhoods, one corner at a time

    300 Men March seeks to reclaim neighborhoods, one corner at a time
    The rioters had rocks and bricks. The police, dressed in military gear, had guns. The 300 Men March had black T-shirts. As chaos broke out across Baltimore last week, dozens of men from the grass-roots group walked violent city streets, breaking up...
  • Venezuela congress head requests travel ban for journalists

    The head of Venezuela's congress says he is asking courts to bar news executives from leaving the country while he's suing them for alleged defamation. Those targeted include the head of El Nacional, the largest Venezuelan newspaper still consistently...
  • Long Island police nab 15 on drug, animal fighting charges

    Authorities on Long Island say 15 alleged gang members have been arrested on drug and animal fighting charges. The arrests took place after search warrants were issued Wednesday on homes in the Freeport and Roosevelt area. The suspects face charges...
  • Police: Springfield Man Hollowed Out Bible To Hide Gun

    Police: Springfield Man Hollowed Out Bible To Hide Gun
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Police said the Bible didn't save a 32-year-old Springfield man from being arrested on drug charges - in fact, it led to even more charges against Jimmie "Mook" James. Police said they learned through an investigation that James...
  • Ex-councilor sentenced for tipping off dealer about raid

    A former Pittsfield city councilor has been sentenced to two years' probation for tipping off a drug dealer about a police raid. The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1H5g71E ) reports that Paul Capitanio was also ordered Wednesday to avoid drugs after...
  • Five arrested in 'major drug trafficking ring' out of Osceola County

    Five arrested in 'major drug trafficking ring' out of Osceola County
    Five people were arrested on charges that they were part of a international drug ring run out of a convenience store in Kissimmee, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Officials said the suspects would sell as much as $120,000 in heroin...
  • Bethlehem Township police: Man sold drugs to informant

    Bethlehem Township police: Man sold drugs to informant
    Bethlehem Township police have charged a 48-year-old man with selling methamphetamine to an informant. Joseph George Bensing of the 3500 block of Church Road in Bethlehem Township also had a weapon and marijuana, police said. According to Northampton...
  • Tossed cigarette leads to gang member's arrest after police chase

    Tossed cigarette leads to gang member's arrest after police chase
    A lit cigarette tossed from a car in east Orlando led to a police chase, heroin bust and the arrest of a gang member, court records show. The incident unfolded around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday when officers in an unmarked Orlando Police Department vehicle...
  • Porter County courts: Chicago man gets 3 years for drugs

    Porter County courts: Chicago man gets 3 years for drugs
    Chicago man gets 3 years for drugs A Chicago man received a three-year sentence for his part in transporting methamphetamine through Porter County. David Allen Hicks, 31, of the 4200 block of North Marine Drive in Chicago, also forfeited $361 police...