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Drug Trafficking

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  • Police recover over $1,200 worth of drugs at Glen Burnie home

    Police recover over $1,200 worth of drugs at Glen Burnie home
    Anne Arundel County police seized 81 heroin capsules, 1.19 grams of heroin, 3.44 grams of marijuana and CDS distribution paraphernalia in Glen Burnie Thursday. Detectives from Northern District's Tactical Narcotics Team, with assistance of the...
  • West Hartford Police Seize Pound Of Cocaine After Traffic Stop

    West Hartford Police Seize Pound Of Cocaine After Traffic Stop
    WEST HARTFORD — A Bloomfield man who served 12 years in federal prison for importing cocaine, and who police say was carrying more than a pound of cocaine in his car on Thursday, was stopped by a West Hartford police officer who spotted him speaking...
  • Gotcha surfwear co-founder Tomson arrested in probation check

    Gotcha surfwear co-founder Tomson arrested in probation check
    A former professional surfer and co-founder of the Gotcha surfwear company was arrested on suspicion of felony drug trafficking, Laguna Beach police said. On June 18 officers conducted a probation check of Michael Elliot Tomson's house on Mar Vista...
  • Canadian gets 6 years on coke conviction

    Canadian gets 6 years on coke conviction
    A Canadian citizen was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for possession of a large quantity of cocaine with intent to sell it. A Will County judge issued the sentence to Sylvain Bergeron, 44, of Ogden, Canada, who was arrested after a traffic...
  • Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in corruption case

    Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in corruption case
    Former state Sen. Leland Yee entered a packed federal courtroom here Wednesday looking relaxed. Unable to find a seat, he squeezed in next to reporters who had once covered the child psychologist’s legislative work as an advocate for youth and the...
  • Rare murder trial ahead for ex-pill mill doctor

    Rare murder trial ahead for ex-pill mill doctor
    It's one of the rare times a doctor in Florida may go to trial on first-degree murder charges in a patient's overdose death. In the case of Dr. Gerald Klein, a Palm Beach County jury later this summer will decide if the 81-year-old physician killed...
  • Teens charged with selling drugs out of Park Ridge home

    Teens charged with selling drugs out of Park Ridge home
    Complaints by neighbors led to the discovery of a low-level drug-selling operation inside a Park Ridge home, police say. While searching a house on the 600 block of North Ottawa Avenue on June 25, authorities reportedly seized approximately 180 grams of...
  • Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Hartford Crack Case

    Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Hartford Crack Case
    HARTFORD — One of the men charged in an FBI task force investigation into drug trafficking and gang violence in the city's North End was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison. A jury found Morris Carter, Jr., 46, of Hartford, guilty of...
  • 2 Florida State Prison guards arrested for drug dealing

    2 Florida State Prison guards arrested for drug dealing
    Authorities say they've arrested two prison guards in connection with a large-scale pain pill distribution ring at Florida State Prison. The Bradford County Sheriff's Office reports that corrections officer Dylan Hilliard was arrested June 11 after...
  • Authorities arrest 48 in gang-related New Jersey drug ring

    Authorities have arrested 48 people after a five-month investigation into a northern New Jersey gang-related drug ring. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests Wednesday. Prosecutors say the drug ring was operated by members of a...
  • 2 Florida prison guards arrested, 8 other staffers suspended in alleged pill ring

    MIAMI In the latest turmoil for the Florida prison system, two guards have been arrested including a major for their alleged role in a prescription pill ring. Eight other prison staffers were not arrested but were suspended with pay. The Bradford...