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Drug Trafficking

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  • Medical marijuana, homeless rights advance in Legislature

    Hawaii is one step closer to having a system of medical marijuana dispensaries nearly 15 years after the drug was legalized in the state. The House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would pave the way for at least 26 dispensaries that could...
  • Prosecutors: 8 accused of roles in heroin trafficking ring

    Eight people face charges for their alleged roles in a drug trafficking organization in New Jersey. Federal prosecutors say each defendant is charged with conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. Five of the eight defendants were arrested...
  • APNewsBreak: Conn. trooper accused of disclosing drug probe

    A Connecticut state trooper accused of possibly compromising a drug investigation by tipping off his girlfriend about it was allowed to resign in "good standing" before a disciplinary proceeding, documents show. Trooper J. Severin Bergeron, who quit in...
  • Street drugs 'legalized' in Ireland by surprise court ruling

    A top Irish court has ruled a key plank of the country's anti-narcotics laws illegal, temporarily legalizing the possession of many street stimulants and hallucinogens. The government scrambled to close the surprise loophole Tuesday with an emergency...
  • Feds say cocaine bust is Fort Wayne area's largest

    Federal law enforcement officials say they have made the largest cocaine bust in the history of northeast Indiana. U.S. Attorney David Capp said Tuesday the indictments and arrests of five individuals brought serious disruption to a cocaine trafficking...
  • Suriname leader's son sentenced to over 16 years in prison

    The son of the president of Suriname received leniency Tuesday from a judge who ordered him to serve over 16 years in prison, about half of the 30-to-life term the U.S. government sought after he admitted that he offered a home base in his South...
  • 4 W.Va. men charged with US drug charges

    The government says four Elkins-area men have been charged with federal drug trafficking. The four were arrested Monday after a grand jury handed up an indictment charging them with trafficking in marijuana and oxycodone. The indictment alleges they...
  • Texas prison agency seeks to replenish execution drug supply

    Texas' prison agency is scrambling to find a supplier to replenish its inventory of execution drugs, which will be used up if the state goes forward with two lethal injections scheduled for this week and next. Prison officials only have enough...
  • Mexican town where 43 students disappeared is opium hotbed

    The rattletrap sedan cruised the streets of Iguala, its roof crowned by a loudspeaker blaring headlines from the day's newspaper: "Another killed! Another killed!" To the residents of Iguala, however, this hardly seemed like news. Bloodshed was part of...
  • Ex-immigration officer admits role in meth ring

    A former U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officer from New Jersey has admitted coordinating shipments of crystal methamphetamine. Thirty-seven-year-old John "Johnnie Rocket" Freehauf of Jersey City on Monday pleaded guilty to knowingly and...
  • Cops: Elgin man spots his stolen Kindle on garage sale Facebook page

    Cops: Elgin man spots his stolen Kindle on garage sale Facebook page
    Odessian T. Torres, 20, of the 1200 block of Angeline Drive, South Elgin, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of burglary following a Feb. 8 incident. According to Elgin police, an Elgin resident told police a Kindle Fire, iPod, backpack and several...