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Drug Trafficking

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  • Va. man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

    A Virginia man will spend more than five years in prison for participating in a scheme to rob drug dealers in four states. Twenty-four-year-old Brandon Davis of Wytheville, Virginia, pleaded guilty in October 2013 to conspiracy to commit armed robberies....
  • Cocaine kingpin gets 18 years, forfeits $1.2M for shipping drugs to Florida

    Cocaine kingpin gets 18 years, forfeits $1.2M for shipping drugs to Florida
    A Texas cocaine dealer got wealthy from selling drugs in Central Florida. Then Rolando Pinon diversified. Pinon laundered drug money by amassing rental properties in Texas. He placed the properties in various names and rented them for profit. He...
  • After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers

    After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers
    MIDDLETOWN — Following the hospitalization of students who used a party drug over the weekend, Wesleyan President Michael Roth pleaded with students Monday to "please, please stay away from illegal substances" and urged them to provide information...
  • Hogan outlines plan to fight surge in fatal heroin overdoses

    Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday laid out plans to fight rising heroin overdoses, citing widespread citizen concern and personalizing the problem by noting the loss of his own cousin to an overdose a few years ago. The governor said he was shocked by how...
  • 2 women charged in Maine prison drug smuggling conspiracy

    Two women are facing charges for allegedly conspiring to smuggle drugs into the Maine State Prison. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency said 28-year-old Katlyn Graciale, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, smuggled Suboxone strips into the prison during an inmate...
  • Springfield man pleads guilty to federal drug charges

    A Springfield man has pleaded guilty cocaine and heroin distribution charges in federal court. Alberto Correa-Martinez pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Boston to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine,...
  • Man out on bond for cocaine trafficking arrested for possessing heroin

    Man out on bond for cocaine trafficking arrested for possessing heroin
    MINNEOLA — Lake County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 24-year-old man on Monday who hid six bags of heroin in his car. Jonathan Crespo-Medina was out on bond after being arrested in a Sheriff's Office sting last year on charges of trafficking...
  • Man charged with selling marijuana from Allentown's Renaissance Hotel

    Man charged with selling marijuana from Allentown's Renaissance Hotel
    A 31-year-old man was charged Saturday with selling marijuana from the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Allentown, according to court records. Prince Thorpe, of Allentown, told police he worked at the hotel, but was trying to make some "extra cash,"...
  • Law and Order: Porter County

    Law and Order: Porter County
    Portage man refuses to pay for pizza Jacob Chabes, 21, was arrested around 10:30 p.m. Monday at his home, in the 1200 block of Camelot Manor, Portage, after refusing to pay a Verona's delivery driver $26.01 for chicken wings and pizza, claiming there...
  • Four Remain Hospitalized Following MDMA Overdoses At Wesleyan

    Four Remain Hospitalized Following MDMA Overdoses At Wesleyan
    MIDDLETOWN — Ten Wesleyan students and two visitors have been hospitalized, with at least two in critical condition, after overdosing over the weekend on the synthetic party drug MDMA, known as ecstasy or Molly, police and Wesleyan officials said....
  • Pot grower claims medical need in Broward trial

    Pot grower claims medical need in Broward trial
    When a Hollywood man was arrested and charged with growing 46 marijuana plants on his property two years ago, he swore he was not a drug dealer. Jesse Teplicki, 50, said he was growing the pot for himself, for medical purposes. He suffers from severe...