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Drug Trafficking

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  • Colorado's marijuana businesses growing less than they could

    Colorado's marijuana industry is producing a lot less than it could, according to a state report released Friday. Although state laws limit how many plants a business can cultivate, the monthly average for medical marijuana businesses last year ranged...
  • Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case

    Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case
    When his National Guard company deployed to Afghanistan in 2013, Derrick Jones could have retired. Instead, the 23-year veteran went to the war zone to "see that the mission was a complete success," according to one of his supervisors. But his deployment...
  • Nearly 3 dozen arrested in probe of gun trafficking, drugs

    Federal, state and city authorities have arrested 35 men and seized 15 firearms in an investigation of drug dealing and gun trafficking. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ) that a collaboration of law enforcement agencies called the...
  • 2 men arrested in prescription drug bust in Green Bay

    Two people are facing charges following a drug bust in which hundreds of prescription pills were seized from a Green Bay home. The Brown County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence on Monday. According to a criminal complaint,...
  • Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

    A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana products. The legislation forbids the smoking of...
  • 7 people charged in drug operation out of Milwaukee home

    Seven people have been charged with running a large drug distribution operation out of a house on the south side of Milwaukee. Deputy District Attorney Kent Lovern announced Thursday that investigators have seized sizable amounts of cocaine and heroin,...
  • Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case

    Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case
    Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence. "We have brought you...
  • Law and Order: Porter County

    Law and Order: Porter County
    Portage man refuses to pay for pizza Jacob Chabes, 21, was arrested around 10:30 p.m. Monday at his home, in the 1200 block of Camelot Manor, Portage, after refusing to pay a Verona's delivery driver $26.01 for chicken wings and pizza, claiming there...
  • Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says

    Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says
    A convicted drug dealer whose wife was linked to 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith has pleaded not guilty to murder in Smith’s death. John Creech, 42, is expected back in court March 26 to schedule his preliminary hearing. Outside the...
  • Bridgeport Drug Trafficker Gets 17 Years

    NEW HAVEN — The man authorities say was the leader of a drug trafficking ring centered in Bridgeport was sentenced by a federal judge Thursday to 17 years in prison. Ronell Hanks, 25, who also goes by "Biz" and Ace," pleaded guilty in late August...
  • Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses

    Three Wesleyan Students Arraigned In Campus Overdoses
    MIDDLETOWN — Three of the four Wesleyan University students arrested in connection with MDMA overdoses on campus had large quantities of narcotics and prescription drugs in their rooms, prosecutors said during their arraignment Wednesday. Eric...