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Drug Trafficking

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  • Colombia arrests suspected drug trafficker for major Mexico cartel

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian authorities have arrested a Costa Rican man accused of trafficking shipments of cocaine to the United States on behalf of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel. Oscar Antonio Berrocal, 52, was detained late on Thursday after...
  • Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to trying to help Hezbollah

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Suriname President Desi Bouterse's son pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of attempting to aid Hezbollah, a U.S.-designated terrorist group, and conspiring to import cocaine into the United States. Dino Bouterse, who once held a...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case

    Philip Seymour Hoffman friend pleads guilty in heroin case
    A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested in the investigation following the Oscar winner's fatal overdose has taken a plea deal that gives him no jail time. Robert Aaron Vineberg initially faced a felony charge of heroin possession with...
  • Police Seize Almost 140 Lbs. Of Marijuana From Alleged Grow Operation

    Police Seize Almost 140 Lbs. Of Marijuana From Alleged Grow Operation
    SOUTH WINDSOR — Police seized almost 140 lbs. of marijuana on Thursday from an alleged growing operation based in South Windsor and Stafford as a result of surveillance by the East Central Narcotics Task Force. According to police, task force...
  • Drug charges dropped against man over Seymour Hoffman's death -New York Times

    Aug 29 (Reuters) - The Manhattan district attorney has dropped drug-selling charges against a jazz musician and friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an accidental drug overdose in February, the New York Times newspaper reported....
  • Watertown Police Arrest Four In Drug Probe

    Watertown Police Arrest Four In Drug Probe
    WATERTOWN — Four people were arrested on drug charges Thursday when a month-long investigation culminated in a raid on a Franklin Avenue home, police said. Officers executed a search warrant at 56 Franklin Ave. with the help of a police SWAT team,...
  • Corrections officers plead guilty, another inmate sentenced in BGF jail scandal

    Corrections officers plead guilty, another inmate sentenced in BGF jail scandal
    Two more Baltimore City Detention Center correctional officers pleaded guilty and another inmate has been sentenced in connection with last year's jail racketeering conspiracy, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Former jail employees Aisha Fraction, 26,...
  • Hartford Man Gets 15 Years For Conspiring To Sell Crack Cocaine

    HARTFORD — A city man with a previous federal firearm conviction was sentenced in federal court last week to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Dementrius Nave, 35, also faces five years of supervised release when his...
  • Report: Suspect Says He's A Drug Mule, Not A Dealer

    EAST HARTFORD — A 36-year-old man, who was arrested Tuesday after police found two pounds of cocaine and thousands of dollars in his Burnside Avenue apartment, told police he is a mule, not a drug dealer, according to court records. Luis Nieves-...
  • Five charged with drug distribution in Mathews

    MATHEWS – Five people have been charged in Mathews with multiple counts of distribution of drugs, according to the Mathews County Sheriff's Office. The direct indictments were handed out over the past few weeks and follow a six-month-long...
  • NorCo pulls in $120,500 in drug forfeitures in 2014

    Northampton County prosecutors seized more than $120,500 from drug dealers in the past year, money that will be used to finance crime-fighting efforts, District Attorney John Morganelli announced Wednesday. In the 2014 fiscal year that ended June 30, the...