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Drug Trafficking

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  • Davie police arrest one in synthetic cannabis, food stamp fraud investigations

    Davie police arrest one in synthetic cannabis, food stamp fraud investigations
    Davie police served a search warrant at a gas station market Thursday as part of an investigation into alleged sales of synthetic marijuana and fraudulent transfers in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the agency said. Taken into...
  • Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers
    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the...
  • Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport

    Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport
    One of the biggest problems the drug smugglers faced was that only about half the cocaine they wanted to move would fit inside the specially-adapted corporate jet bound for Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, according to the FBI. But the South...
  • Baltimore drug probe nets 16 indictments

    Baltimore drug probe nets 16 indictments
    Baltimore police broke up a drug crew they say was responsible for at least one homicide and heroin sales of as much as $10,000 a day in West Baltimore, the mayor and police commissioner said Thursday. "Because of this extensive investigation, we have...
  • Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine

    Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine
    As a drug dealer, Garry Wiggins lived in a home fortified with rebar and cement posts. Now, the 48-year-old Orlando man will be surrounded by prison bars for the next 15 years for his role in a cocaine-trafficking ring. He must forfeit his South Buena...
  • Fort Lauderdale gives Beach Place a reprieve

    Fort Lauderdale gives Beach Place a reprieve
    Commissioners aren't happy that Beach Place officials didn't provide a security plan by the Dec. 4 deadline, but they held off from stripping the outdoor mall of its late-night alcohol privileges. The city declared the beachfront complex a nuisance...
  • Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say

    Two UConn Students Hatched Manchester Home Invasion, Police Say
    MANCHESTER — Two University of Connecticut students hatched a plot to rob a local drug dealer, a scheme that promised a big haul of narcotics and cash, police say. Roommates Michael Masiarz and Adam DeFelice, both 21, employed two other men to...
  • Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest

    Middletown Police Handcuff 10-Year Old Girl During Father's Drug Arrest
    MIDDLETOWN — A 10-year old girl was handcuffed briefly Wednesday evening outside a South Main Street liquor store while police were serving an arrest warrant for her father, a convicted felon who police believed might have been armed, police said....
  • Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

    Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana
    A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana.  Citing federal antidrug laws, particularly interstate drug trafficking, Nebraska and Oklahoma...
  • Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top U.S. court

    Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon...
  • Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court

    Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in U.S. Supreme Court
    Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws. Nebraska Attorney General Jon...