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Drug Trafficking

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  • Exclusive: U.S. DEA 'most interested' in U.S. investors in Canadian marijuana firms

    TORONTO/ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - U.S. investors in Canada's medical marijuana industry are betting they will not fall under the scrutiny of U.S. law enforcement officers - but it is a risky bet. With marijuana still illegal on a federal level in the...
  • Mexico nabs boss of once-feared Juarez drug cartel

    Mexico nabs boss of once-feared Juarez drug cartel
    Mexican security forces on Thursday captured the leader of the once-feared Juarez Cartel in the country's restive north on Thursday, the second drug kingpin to fall in just over a week. Vicente Carrillo, 51, long-time head of the Juarez Cartel, was a...
  • Man in stolen car accused of fleeing from deputies

    Man in stolen car accused of fleeing from deputies
    A convicted felon was arrested after he sped away from deputies in suburban Riviera Beach while driving a stolen car. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said they tried to pull over a car just after 8 p.m. Thursday on Martin Luther King Boulevard...
  • Schools police officer sentenced to prison in drug conspiracy

    Schools police officer sentenced to prison in drug conspiracy
    A Baltimore City school police officer was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday after pleading guilty in a federal crack cocaine case. Napoleon McLain Jr., 31, admitted to obtaining multiple ounces at a time from his suppliers and then selling a...
  • L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution

    L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution
    The teenage girl slouched in her baggy orange detention uniform for yet another court hearing in her prostitution case. From the bench, Commissioner Catherine Pratt called out a sunny "hello," trying to create a human bond for a girl who has few of...
  • 'Culture High' lights up familiar pro-pot positions

     'Culture High' lights up familiar pro-pot positions
    The advocacy documentary "The Culture High" devotes about half of its running time to marijuana and the rest to tangents and conspiracy theories on the drug's criminalization. As expected, the film touts marijuana's medicinal benefits and favorably...
  • Mexico captures alleged leader of Juarez Cartel in second major bust this month

    MEXICO CITY Authorities on Thursday captured one of Mexico's most wanted men, the leader of the resurgent Juarez Cartel, Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, bagging the second major alleged kingpin this month. Federal police arrested Carrillo Fuentes, 51, also...
  • 'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions

    'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions
    *** (out of four) The real-life-based investigative journalism tale “Kill the Messenger” is no “All the President’s Men,” but it’s got quite a story: In the late ‘90s, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb...
  • Accused Colombian drug kingpin pleads guilty in U.S. to money laundering scheme

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Colombian accused of being a drug kingpin and pursued for years by U.S. authorities pleaded guilty in New York on Thursday to a charge that he conspired to illegally launder tens of millions of dollars in cocaine trafficking...
  • Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say

    Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say
    The 25-year-old man shot to death Thursday night in east Allentown had spoken with his killer earlier that day to arrange a marijuana sale, according to court records. Diego Hernandez and an unidentified man got into the back seat of a sport utility...
  • Feds: El Chapo relative in Mexico-Chicago drug case is ruled dead

    Feds: El Chapo relative in Mexico-Chicago drug case is ruled dead
    Federal prosecutors in Chicago want to dismiss drug trafficking charges against a relative of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman because of evidence that the relative was killed three years ago. Juan Guzman Rocha, who was a...