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Drug Trafficking

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  • Chase of speeding car ends with drug charges for man

    Chase of speeding car ends with drug charges for man
    A family with three small children was renting a bedroom to a 20-year-old man who, allegedly without their knowledge, was using the space to package marijuana and possibly ecstasy for sale. When the stash was discovered by police Sunday, the 43-year-...
  • Painkiller's new status makes it harder for patients to get

    Painkiller's new status makes it harder for patients to get
    The most widely prescribed painkiller in the U.S. is becoming harder for patients to obtain. Over the objections of professional medical organizations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration changed hydrocodone-containing painkillers — there are...
  • Twin drug dealers who became 'most significant rats in US history' to be sentenced in Chicago

    In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North...
  • Two charged with dealing drugs in Slatington

    Two charged with dealing drugs in Slatington
    Two people have been charged with selling heroin out of their Slatington apartment to support their own drug habits, according to the Lehigh County Drug Task Force. Charged Friday with multiple drug crimes were Tayler Ann Rhoades, 20, and Jonathan M....
  • Allentown woman charged with selling heroin

    Allentown woman charged with selling heroin
    A 31-year-old Allentown woman has been charged with selling heroin out of her North Front Street apartment. Investigators say they seized bags of suspected heroin, a digital scale, $400 cash and other paraphernalia when they served a search warrant...
  • Dealer gets 8 years for Bartlett teen's heroin death

    Dealer gets 8 years for Bartlett teen's heroin death
    Two months shy of his 16th birthday, Johnny Dudek was excited about getting his driver's license and his grandmother's white Grand Am when his family found the Bartlett boy unresponsive in his bedroom. His July 10, 2013, death of a heroin overdose...
  • Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use

    Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use
    The Bethlehem woman was 7 months pregnant and, by her own account, snorting $100 worth of heroin a day when police arrested her. Toni Hill Rice told investigators she was afraid to go to the doctor because she couldn't face the prospect of learning...
  • Behind bars, college is back in session in some prisons

    SEATTLE Every week, they slide books through the metal detectors novels by Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen, copies of the U.S. Constitution, texts on sociology, psychology and comparative religion. Then dozens of professors and instructors from Washington...
  • Drone loaded with meth crashes near Mexico-California border

    Drone loaded with meth crashes near Mexico-California border
    A drone packed with methamphetamine crashed into a parking lot in Mexico close to the California border, according to Tijuana Public Safety Secretariat. The incident happened about 10 p.m. Tuesday, when the unmanned aircraft, which was carrying more...
  • Are drug-carrying drones the future of smuggling? Probably not, DEA says

    Are drug-carrying drones the future of smuggling? Probably not, DEA says
    Are drones the technological drug "mules" of the future? Almost certainly not, say Drug Enforcement Administration officials. On Tuesday a drone carrying methamphetamine crashed in Mexico not far from the San Ysidro border crossing this week,...
  • Hartford Man Charged For Firearm, Drug Possession

    Hartford Man Charged For Firearm, Drug Possession
    HARTFORD - A 35-year old Hartford man is facing numerous drug and weapons charges after a search of his apartment revealed a drug stash and a handgun, according to police. Police executed a search warrant on the Jefferson Street basement apartment of...