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Drug Trafficking

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  • Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring

    Aurora man charged with leading local heroin trafficking ring
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: An Aurora man who allegedly led the Chicago area cell of the Guerrero Unidos Mexican drug trafficking cartel is among eight defendants facing federal narcotics charges for distributing heroin....
  • Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales

    Enfield Police Make Arrests, Seek More Suspects In Heroin, Crack Sales
    ENFIELD — Police arrested 17 people as of Wednesday afternoon and are seeking 10 more as part of 10-month investigation into heroin and crack cocaine sales in town. Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said the investigation focused on the Thompsonville...
  • Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest

    Cruise ship passenger enters guilty plea after cocaine-smuggling arrest
    Carnival cruise ship passenger Isherman Tafari told agents he understood why someone might find his vacation unusual, records show. After all, he just wrapped up an eight-day cruise by himself, visiting destinations in the southern Caribbean aboard...
  • Groton Man Pleads Guilty In Cocaine, Heroin Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD — A Groton man pleaded guilty conspiracy cocaine distribution charge in part of an investigation into drug trafficking in the southeastern part of the state. The arrest of Pedro Rivera, 36, was part of an investigation by the U.S. Secret...
  • Mexican attorney general says bone fragment is from 1 of 43 missing students

    MEXICO CITY One of Mexico's most horrific mass murders in recent decades has come to rest, in part, on a fragment of a charred human eye socket. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Sunday that Austrian forensic experts have confirmed that the...
  • Suspects busted in probe provided pills in Central Florida, Bondi says

    Suspects busted in probe provided pills in Central Florida, Bondi says
    An investment broker and a Shar-Pei breeder are among 20 defendants charged after an 18-month investigation into illegal prescription drug sales across Central Florida. The Orlando office of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration led the...
  • Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain

    Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain
    Indians on the Peru-Brazil border say they continue to receive death threats from loggers after the murder of four local chiefs in a remote forest region overrun by illegal felling. The September slaying of Ashaninka leader Edwin Chota and three of his...
  • In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point

    In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point
    Six points about Ferguson, the Eric Garner chokehold case in New York, the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, and the eagerness to outfit police officers with body cameras: 1. Post-Ferguson America: This is obviously not the post-racial...
  • Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing

    Bethlehem man arrested on charges of drug dealing
    Bethlehem Police announced Monday that they arrested a 28-year-old city resident last week on charges he was selling marijuana and prescription drugs Police said that based on a tip, vice detectives set up surveillance of Ralph Carpentier, of the 500...
  • Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable

    Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable
    Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval Monday to a plan that would make it tougher for a business to be reopened at a spot where there have been past problems with illegal activities. The city also would be able to more quickly bring in the owner...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...