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Drug Trafficking

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  • Peoria man gets more than 15 years in gang-related drug case

    The former leader of a Peoria gang has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on drug-related charges. Allen Fitzpatrick of the Zone 4 street gang pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana, cocaine and heroin. He was sentenced Thursday...
  • Police: Woman tried selling drugs at her flea market booth

    Sheriff's deputies say a Lucedale woman trying to sell hydrocodone at her booth at a George County flea market is accused of possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Shonna Pierce, George County sheriff's public information officer, tells The Sun...
  • Anchorage woman charged with smuggling drugs to prison

    A 25-year-old Anchorage woman has been charged with conspiring to smuggle drugs into Goose Bay Correctional Center. Alaska State Troopers say Gwendoline Maka was arrested Wednesday night. Troopers say Maka's name came up during an investigation into a...
  • 12 arrested on methamphetamine conspiracy charge in Illinois

    A dozen people are facing drug conspiracy charges following a five-month investigation into an alleged methamphetamine ring in the Cerro Gordo area. The Piatt County sheriff's department had identified at least seven suspected meth manufacturing...
  • Cocaine, Cash Confiscated In Norwich

    Cocaine, Cash Confiscated In Norwich
    NORWICH — Narcotics officers made one arrest and seized more than three pounds of cocaine, plus heroin and cash, during a drug bust on Norwich Avenue Thursday, police said. Larry Miliner, 47, of 251 Norwich Ave. was charged with operating a drug...
  • 2 UPS worker, daughter, plead guilty to Texas drug smuggling

    Two UPS Inc. part-time workers in South Texas plus a relative have pleaded guilty to using company vehicles to smuggle drugs by land and air. UPS spokeswoman Susan Rosenberg said Friday that both male workers were fired last year amid the investigation....
  • Hobbs man gets 10 years in prison for meth trafficking

    A Hobbs man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking. Prosecutors say 58-year-old Clinton Leroy Skippings also was sentenced Thursday to five years of supervised release. Skippings was arrested in December 2013 on...
  • Task Force Seizes FedEx'ed Pot

    Task Force Seizes FedEx'ed Pot
    SOUTH WINDSOR —┬áThe regional narcotics squad seized about 2 1/2 pounds of high quality marijuana that came into the FedEx distribution center in town. FedEx notified the East Central Narcotics Task Force last week that the company had received a...
  • Housing Authority worker, brother charged with drug dealing

    A longtime employee with the Wilmington Housing Authority and his brother have been indicted on drug distribution charges. A federal grand jury returned indictments Thursday against 46-year-old Edwin Hernandez of Wilmington and 36-year-old Hector...
  • Woman used bra to smuggle drugs into jail, DA says

    PHILADELPHIA For an inmate in Delaware County, Pa., an intended Christmas present came in a most unusual wrapping a girlfriend's bra. Samantha Herko, 33, of Ridley Park, Pa., is accused of allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the George Hill...
  • Virginia State trooper shot in foot during narcotics investigation in Isle of Wight, 3 arrested

    Virginia State trooper shot in foot during narcotics investigation in Isle of Wight, 3 arrested
    A Virginia State trooper was shot in the foot Thursday after another trooper fired at an attacking dog while conducting a joint narcotics search by the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office and state police, officials said. The search also led to the...