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Drug Trafficking

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Top Drug Trafficking Articles

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  • St. Louis man facing drug-trafficking charge in Illinois

    A 29-year-old St. Louis man is facing a felony drug-trafficking charge following accusations he had been selling heroin out of a vehicle in southwestern Illinois. According to authorities, Mark Day had 2,600 doses of the drug, $6,000 in cash and three...
  • Former presidential security chief shot to death in Haiti

    The chief of presidential security under former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was shot to death Monday in the capital, where he had lived since returning to the country after finishing a prison sentence in the United States. Oriel Jean, who...
  • Aristide's ex-security chief killed in Haiti

    Oriel Jean, the former security chief of ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide whose testimony in U.S. courts a decade ago helped take down key figures in Haiti's drug trafficking underworld, was shot to death Monday in Port-au-Prince. Haiti National...
  • Judge to allow secret recordings to be played at Schaumburg ex-cop's trial

     Judge to allow secret recordings to be played at Schaumburg ex-cop's trial
    A DuPage County judge said Monday he will allow certain secretly recorded conversations to be admitted into evidence at the upcoming trial of a Schaumburg police officer accused of running a drug ring with fellow officers. In a lengthy pretrial hearing,...
  • Jury acquits grower who cited medical need for marijuana

    Jury acquits grower who cited medical need for marijuana
    It worked. For the first time in Florida history, a Broward jury acquitted a marijuana grower after finding he has a medical need for the illegal drug. Jesse Teplicki hid nothing from the detectives who showed up at his Hollywood home two years ago...
  • NCJW promotes sex trafficking hotline

    NCJW promotes sex trafficking hotline
    Members of the Palm Beach County NCJW POAST Coalition (Partner Organizations Against Sex Trafficking) are spearheading efforts to get HB 369 and its Senate companion bill SB 534 heard in their respective houses and passed in this legislative session....
  • Wesleyan overdoses happened as school stepped up efforts

    As drug overdoses left two Wesleyan students fighting for their lives, witnesses helped investigators quickly identify the suspects: The drug-dealing was an open secret, according to court documents, even as the university has gotten tougher on drug...
  • Mexico drug lord captures change but don't lower trafficking

    It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years. Still, no one expects drug trafficking or violence to decrease after the capture of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former...
  • Guilty verdict in Indiana gang murder conspiracy trial

    Guilty verdict in Indiana gang murder conspiracy trial
    A man federal prosecutors say was a high-ranking Imperial Gangster has beenĀ found guilty of killing five men while taking part in racketeering activity. Juan "Tito" Briseno of East Chicago was found guilty Friday night of conspiring to commit...
  • Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf...
  • Lawmakers battle disease, death in legislature's final week

    The first time Michelle Walters used heroin her skin turned yellow, her stomach wrenched in pain and she threw up. She had hepatitis C, most likely from a dirty needle a friend used to shoot her up. She recovered after an expensive hospital stay she...