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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Meriden Man Was Victim Of Hit Ordered By Drug Supplier, Warrants Say

    NEW BRITAIN — A 24-year-old man who was found shot to death inside a car on Yeaton Street in December was the victim of an assassination ordered by his drug supplier in Puerto Rico, according to arrest warrants unsealed Tuesday. Three Springfield,...
  • Spokesman: New Haven Police Officer Stabbed During Arrest

    NEW HAVEN — A city police officer was stabbed in the arm Monday by a suspected drug dealer he was trying to apprehend, according to a city official. Officer Paul Prusinski was treated in the emergency room at Yale-New Haven Hospital and released,...
  • DC Council approves tougher penalties for synthetic drugs

    The D.C. Council has unanimously approved emergency legislation that would allow the police chief to temporarily shut down businesses that sell synthetic drugs. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser proposed the bill to combat a spike in overdoses linked to...
  • Law & Order: Chesterton husband takes his turn in prison

     Law & Order: Chesterton husband takes his turn in prison
    A Chesterton man who made crack cocaine with his wife in their home — and that they sometimes sold in Chesterton with three children in their vehicle — is going to prison now that his wife has been released. Porter Superior Judge Mary Harper...