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Drug Trafficking

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  • 2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

    Two more Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been charged with illegal drug use in cases stemming from an investigation that led to the disclosure last year of a separate exam-cheating scandal, the Air Force said Friday. 1st Lt. Michael Alonso...
  • Big Easy Cabaret's liquor license revoked after manager caught with 'softball sized' lumps of coke

    Big Easy Cabaret's liquor license revoked after manager caught with 'softball sized' lumps of coke
    The Baltimore Liquor Board revoked the license of a Fells Point strip club this week. Part of the reason: Police allegedly caught the former manager with two "softball sized" lumps of cocaine. The Big Easy Cabaret at 2000 Eastern Avenue opened in 2011....
  • 6 charged with trying to smuggle drugs into Maine prison

    The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says six people have been charged for trying to smuggle drugs into the state prison. Law enforcement officials said Friday they conducted a two-month investigation and seized 28 Suboxone strips that were packaged and...
  • US rests in corruption case against Philadelphia ex-officers

    Federal prosecutors rested their monthlong case Friday against six former Philadelphia police officers who are accused of robbing dealers of large sums of drugs and cash, beating them to get information, planting evidence and lying in court to win...
  • Federal court rejects appeal in Delaware drug smuggling case

    A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia has upheld the conviction and sentence of a California man accused of being a former smuggler and enforcer for Mexico's once-feared Arellano Felix drug cartel. The panel on Tuesday rejected Miguel Angel...
  • Man enters plea, sentenced to serve six months for drug crimes

    Man enters plea, sentenced to serve six months for drug crimes
    A Westminster man will serve six months in jail after being found guilty of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of ecstacy and driving on a suspended license. Ridge Aspen Long, 21, of the 1100 block of Jimdot Drive, pleaded...
  • Synthetic Drug Dealer Sentenced To 120 Years

    GULFPORT, Miss. — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 years in prison for trafficking spice, a synthetic form of marijuana, online. The Sun-Herald reported that a federal judge sentenced 42-year-old Rasheed Ali Muhammad on Monday. The...
  • 2 plead guilty in Pennsylvania-West Virginia drug ring

    Two people have been convicted for their roles in a Philadelphia-to-Morgantown drug distribution ring. Thirty-two-year-old Juwan Robert Woods of Philadelphia and 23-year-old Tara Dustin of Morgantown entered guilty pleas to drug-related charges...
  • Doctor, 5 others, charged in drug trafficking ring

    A southern New Jersey doctor and five others have been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking ring. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1yZCXKw ) 48-year-old Dr. Alan Faustino was arrested Wednesday and charged with being the leader...
  • Law will let some foreign agents carry weapons in Mexico

    Mexico's congress approved on Thursday a reform that lets some foreign agents carry arms inside the country, a significant change in a nation that has historically said the practice would violate its sovereignty. Under the law, foreign customs and...
  • Judge: Cocaine-based lifestyle led to 12-year prison term

    A former banana importer was sentenced Thursday to 12½ years in prison by a judge who said he distributed cocaine for years to maintain a party lifestyle that led tragically to a woman's death. Thomas Hoey Jr., 43, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge...