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Drug Trafficking

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  • Latest in police corruption trial: Defendant testifies

    4:45 p.m. One of six former drug squad members on trial in a police corruption case is expected to be grilled by prosecutors on Monday. Milkman-turned-narcotics officer Michael Spicer has been a mild-mannered witness on the stand. He is expected to...
  • Accused undercover narcotics cop denies stealing drug money

    One of six former drug squad members on trial in a police corruption case took the stand Friday to deny that the group stole more than $400,000 from drug dealers and roughed them up along the way. Michael Spicer appeared relaxed and affable as he...
  • Judges rules suspect's rights not violated in Aurora drug case

    Judges rules suspect's rights not violated in Aurora drug case
    A Kane County judge has ruled that police did not violate a suspected drug dealer's rights when they questioned him about a large-scale drug bust in Aurora in 2014. Modesto Alarcon had contended police failed to read him his rights before talking with...
  • Witch doctor gets federal prison for drug protection scheme

    A Nigerian man who federal prosecutors say portrayed himself as a "witch doctor" has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from cocaine traffickers looking to get his supernatural protection from authorities....
  • Prosecutor: Venice boardwalk driver targeted meth dealer

    An Italian newlywed's honeymoon ended in a death ride on the hood of a Dodge Avenger driven by a man bent on revenge against a drug dealer who ripped him off, a prosecutor said Thursday. Nathan Campbell was grinning and aiming for people as he weaved the...
  • Profiles of 8 drug traffickers executed in Indonesia

    Indonesia early Wednesday executed eight people convicted of drug smuggling, according to foreign governments and local media reports, although a Philippine woman was granted a stay of execution. The Indonesian government has not confirmed the...
  • Prostitution sting at Allentown motel leads to meth lab, two arrests

    Prostitution sting at Allentown motel leads to meth lab, two arrests
    A prostitution sting Wednesday at an Allentown motel led to the arrest of a man for dealing heroin and of another man for cooking meth in several jars, according to court records. Around 6 p.m., a state police clandestine lab team was called to safely...
  • Driver plowed into Venice boardwalk crowd 'in anger,' prosecutor says

    Driver plowed into Venice boardwalk crowd 'in anger,' prosecutor says
    Moments before bulldozing his car into people along the Venice Beach boardwalk, killing an Italian honeymooner, the driver told someone he wanted to run down a drug dealer who he believed had ripped off his friend, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday....
  • Convicted Felon Charged In Watertown Drug Sting

    Convicted Felon Charged In Watertown Drug Sting
    WATERTOWN — A convicted felon is facing new narcotics charges after police say he was seen selling drugs Wednesday in a parking lot of Sylvan Lake park. Pedro Torres, 27, of Bowery Road, was charged with two counts of sale of narcotics, possession...
  • Deliberations to begin Friday for drug dealer on trial for murder

    Deliberations to begin Friday for drug dealer on trial for murder
    SANFORD — A prosecutor on Thursday held up a crumpled McDonald's bag for jurors at the trial of Carrington Ivory, a 26-year-old Orlando drug dealer charged with murdering a customer during a home invasion last year. "Here's his fingerprint," said...
  • Review: 'Hyena'

    Review: 'Hyena'
    An extraordinarily brutal British police corruption thriller, "Hyena" (now at Facets) prowls around the flats, alleys and dirty doings of the west London drug underworld. The movie's Albanian criminals make the vermin in the "Taken" movies look like the...