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Drug Trafficking

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  • NYPD 'Cop of the Year' facing federal drug charges in S. Florida

    NYPD 'Cop of the Year' facing federal drug charges in S. Florida
    A decorated New York City cop failed Wednesday to talk his way out of jail while he fights federal charges that he took part in a $200,000 drug deal in South Florida. "Utterly ridiculous," was what a federal judge called the story offered by Phillip...
  • Washington state man charged with helping run Silk Road 2.0 website, used for drug, gun sales

    A Washington state man was charged Tuesday with helping run what investigators call one of the most sophisticated and widely used criminal marketplaces on the Internet. The Silk Road 2.0 website allowed anonymous users to buy and sell illegal drugs,...
  • Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced

    Drug dealer who crashed into cops at Allentown 'miracle' gala sentenced
    An Allentown bicycle cop who was hit by a fleeing drug dealer's car at last year's "The Miracle that is Allentown" gala told a Lehigh County judge Tuesday that he felt lucky he was not more seriously injured. The worst part about the ordeal, officer...
  • In Pennsylvania double murder case, notorious criminal is portrayed as manipulative and greedy

    A notorious career criminal brutally beat and strangled a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to steal tens of thousands of dollars from the druggist, who had been operating a prescription drug ring and was flush with cash, a...
  • Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces arrests in statewide drug ring

    Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces arrests in statewide drug ring
    PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday announced charges against 22 people who she said took part in a statewide prescription-drug ring based in Philadelphia that netted profits of $1.7 million over four years. Her...
  • Fifth Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Former Enfield K-9 Officer

    Fifth Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Former Enfield K-9 Officer
    ENFIELD – A local man has filed the fifth civil lawsuit against former K-9 Police Officer Matthew Worden. The latest suit, filed by Hartford attorney A. Paul Spinella, representing 39-year-old David McAlmond of Spruceland Road, claims Worden in...
  • West Haven Couple Facing Heroin Distribution Charges

    West Haven Couple Facing Heroin Distribution Charges
    Following the overdose death of a man in Milford earlier this month, a West Haven couple were charged with conspiring to distribute heroin. Alyssa Jelliffe, 21, and Christopher Fogler, 29, were arrested on Friday and charged with conspiracy to possess...
  • Border Patrol shoots, kills 1 person along border in Texas amid drug smuggling investigation

    A suspected drug smuggler is dead following a Border Patrol shooting in South Texas. The Starr County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that one person was shot and killed on the U.S. side of the border when agents came under fire early Wednesday...
  • Bethlehem police arrest couple, seize heroin

    Bethlehem police arrest couple, seize heroin
    A couple charged last fall with selling heroin to an undercover police officer in Bethlehem Township were at it again Tuesday, according to court records. Paul Hellriegel, 35, of Coplay and Corinne Reph, 34, of Slatington were charged with possession...
  • Prosecutor to Selenski jury: 'What you will hear will shock you'

    WILKES-BARRE — A notorious career criminal brutally beat and strangled a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to steal tens of thousands of dollars from the druggist, who had been operating a prescription drug ring and was...
  • APNewsBreak: Justice Department settles case over fake Facebook page created by drug agency

    The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal...