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Drug Trafficking

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  • Arrests hit heroin trade in southeastern Ohio

    Authorities in southeastern Ohio say a series of arrests have put a dent in the region's heroin trade. The Athens County Prosecutor's Office on Monday announced felony charges against 14 people alleged to have been involved in a heroin ring that has been...
  • Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue

    Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue
    While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the legality of a drug used in lethal injections, the pace of executions in Indiana has slowed. Indiana, one of 31 states with the death penalty, has not executed an inmate since 2009. Indiana law calls for the...
  • Willimantic Drug Operation Leads To 23 Arrests

    WILLIMANTIC — More than 20 people were charged recently following a three-month investigation into narcotics in the city, police said Monday. The arrests began two week ago in "Operation Thread City Round Up," police said. All of the 23 arrested...
  • Edgewood man sentenced to 10 years for role in cocaine distribution conspiracy

    A 35-year-old Edgewood man was sentenced to 10 years in the federal prison system Monday for his role in a Harford County based cocaine distribution conspiracy that was broken in late 2014 by the Harford Narcotics Task Force, according to federal...
  • Police in New Hampshire, Massachusetts make $2M drug seizure

    The shooting of a woman during an apparent home invasion last week started a cascade of events that led to the arrest of three people in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and the seizure of heroin and the painkiller Fentanyl worth more than $2 million,...
  • Five Arrested In Drug Busts In Windsor Locks, Enfield

    ENFIELD — Four local residents and a man from Colorado were arrested Thursday afternoon as part of a drug task force investigation in Enfield and Windsor Locks, police said Friday. Between the two locations, at 5B6 Concorde Way in Windsor Locks and...
  • Doctor sentenced for writing phony oxycodone prescriptions

    A northern New Jersey doctor has been sentenced to five years in state prison for conspiring with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of painkillers. State authorities say Eugene Evans Jr. wrote fraudulent prescriptions for...
  • Coast Guard lowers hammer on drug-running on high seas

    MIAMI When the cutter Vigilant docked at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach on June 12, its crew offloaded bales of marijuana and packets of cocaine worth millions on the illegal market. It was the latest catch in an ongoing operation in which vessels...
  • Medical marijuana job seekers gather with union reps in Gurnee

    Medical marijuana job seekers gather with union reps in Gurnee
    As the state and licensed medical marijuana businesses take the final steps toward selling legal pot in Illinois, a union hosted a seminar Saturday in Gurnee to educate prospective employees who are interested in working in the burgeoning industry....
  • Mathews man to serve 17 years on distribution of cocaine charge

    A Mathews County man was sentenced in circuit court on Wednesday to serve 17 years in jail for distribution of cocaine. According to Mathews Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Bowen, Wilbert McArthur Lee, Jr., 36, was found guilty by a jury in March of...
  • Highland man sentenced for racketeering, drug trafficking

     Highland man sentenced for racketeering, drug trafficking
    A Highland man who pleaded to guilty to taking part in the racketeering conspiracy and drug trafficking of the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters was sentenced Friday to 55 months in prison. The sentence is less than the 10 years that Michael Anthony...