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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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...
  • Pen Argyl brother and sister admit selling meth

    A brother and sister who sold methamphetamine out of their Pen Argyl homes pleaded guilty Wednesday in Northampton County Court to felony drug charges, and each fielded pointed questioning from a judge. When 45-year-old Larry L. Stevens was before...
  • 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...
  • Spain seizes 3.5 tons of cocaine, 69 arrested across Europe

    Spanish police say they seized more than 3 tons of cocaine and broke up a major international drug trafficking gang whose leader lived in luxury in Madrid, posing as a soccer talent scout. The National Police said the leader, who was not identified,...
  • Woman Gets 20 Years In Hartford Cold Case Killing

    Woman Gets 20 Years In Hartford Cold Case Killing
    HARTFORD — A 31-year-old Bloomfield woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for the 2007 killing of a marijuana dealer who was found with multiple gunshot wounds behind 356 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford. Shanoah Walcott maintained her...
  • Authorities seize synthetic drugs at Madison gas stations

    Search warrants say drug agents seized about 3,000 packets of synthetic marijuana from two Madison gas stations. And one station owner says he didn't know he was selling anything illegal. WISC-TV reports court documents say clerks at Capitol Petro and...
  • Three men, girl charged in Monroe County drug operation

      Three 19-year-old men, a woman and a girl are facing drug and weapons charges after a search Friday at a Stroudsburg home uncovered two handguns, a shotgun, a rifle and 484 bags of heroin, authorities said. The monthlong investigation by Stroud Area...
  • Las Vegas man accused of threatening Obama in Facebook posts

    A Las Vegas man accused of posting Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama was arrested with seven registered guns after being overheard asking about buying a type of fertilizer used in the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building 20 years...
  • Ex-Colombian paramilitary leader sentenced on drug charges

    A former Colombian paramilitary leader convicted of federal cocaine trafficking charges will serve nearly seven more years in a U.S. prison before he is returned to his country. Salvatore Mancuso was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 16 years in prison for his...
  • Ex-Mexican cartel leader gets 30 years prison in US

    A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money laundering convictions....
  • Oregon growers look forward to new era of retail marijuana

    On the third Thursday of each month, veteran medical marijuana growers and hopeful newbies gather in the old Williams Grange hall in a small rural Oregon valley long known for growing some of the best cannabis on the planet. Since voters last fall made...