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Drug Trafficking

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  • Man cleared in home invasion was in Disney World at the time

    Man cleared in home invasion was in Disney World at the time
    Shawn Oliver Jr. closed 2014 with a family trip to Walt Disney World, but the New Year was not so magical for the 21-year-old Baltimore man. Shortly after returning from Florida, Oliver found himself locked up at the Baltimore City Detention Center....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Minivan driver hid heroin, cocaine and pills in rectum, deputies say

    Minivan driver hid heroin, cocaine and pills in rectum, deputies say
    A 29-year-old minivan driver is facing trafficking charges after drugs were found in his rectum following a traffic stop in Flagler County. Jeffery Charles Nowden, Jr. of Palm Coast was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 1 near...
  • Wide range of bills from Del. Yancey

    What do would-be math teachers, new moms and victims of domestic violence have in common? Turns out, Del. David Yancey, R-Newport News, has proposals to make their lives a bit easier.  But there are some people – human traffickers, gang members...
  • 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...