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Drug Trafficking

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  • Man enters plea for selling cocaine to undercover cop

    Man enters plea for selling cocaine to undercover cop
    A Westminster man who sold cocaine to an undercover police officer was sentenced to four years in prison with all but 18 months suspended Wednesday. Tyrell Samuel Jones, 21, of the unit block of Bond Street, pleaded not guilty but agreed not to...
  • Elgin man sentenced to prison for heroin sale

    Elgin man sentenced to prison for heroin sale
    An Elgin man was sentenced to 13 1/2 years in prison for his role in a heroin sale near a park, prosecutors said. Rinnell Mallory, 43, most recently of the 500 block of Van Street, Elgin, pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance...
  • NYPD officer pleads guilty to $200,000 Sunrise cocaine deal

    NYPD officer pleads guilty to $200,000 Sunrise cocaine deal
    A New York City police officer admitted Friday that he traveled to South Florida and used his off-duty gun to provide security for a $200,000 cocaine deal that turned out to be a law enforcement sting. Phillip LeRoy, 28, of Queens, pleaded guilty to a...
  • Police: Drug smugglers used tractor-trailer to haul meth from Mexico to Reading, Allentown

    Police: Drug smugglers used tractor-trailer to haul meth from Mexico to Reading, Allentown
    Berks County detectives say they've taken down a drug-smuggling ring that brought $2.2 million in methamphetamine and other drugs from Mexico to be sold in Reading and Allentown. Six people, four from Reading and another from Mexico, were charged in the...
  • 'Main guy' for heroin distribution to Carroll residents apprehended

    'Main guy' for heroin distribution to Carroll residents apprehended
    A man who police say has been a major distributor of heroin for Carroll County residents is being held without bond in Baltimore after investigation by Manchester Police helped federal investigators identify him. Stanley Keith Hopson II, 31, of...
  • Colorado defends pot law, says states free to legalize weed

    States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation's highest court to shut down Colorado's pot law. The filing marks the first...
  • Deputy police chief in California arrested on drug charges

    Fresno's deputy police chief was among four people arrested on federal drug charges, including conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin, authorities said Thursday. Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster, 51, was arrested for conspiracy to distribute and/...
  • Prosecutor: 13 charged in heroin distribution from NYC

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 13 men and women have been charged with distributing heroin from New York City into the Hudson Valley, Long Island and Pennsylvania. Agents from the attorney general's office and state police launched an...
  • A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say

    A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say
    Ricardo Nunez was trimming a tree outside his Echo Park home on a Sunday morning last month when a white truck pulled up and a person inside opened fire, killing the 35-year-old father. Ray Martinez, the LAPD detective investigating the case, is...
  • Man accused of selling heroin to undercover officer

    A New York City man is accused of selling heroin to an undercover police officer in the presence of his wife and toddler. The alleged transaction took place Wednesday in Franklin Square, Long Island. Nassau County police say Reese Russell of Queens sold...
  • Police seize nearly $8K worth of marijuana in south county busts

    Police seize nearly $8K worth of marijuana in south county busts
    Anne Arundel County police arrested three men and seized nearly $8,000 dollars worth of marijuana during separate operations this week in south county. Shortly after noon on Wednesday, officers were in a parking garage at Westfield Annapolis mall due to...