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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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....
  • Man charged after firefighters find pot plants in home

    An East Providence man was arrested after authorities say firefighters found dozens of marijuana plants while inspecting new smoke and carbon monoxide detectors last week in a home he was renting in Johnston. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit....
  • Man who sold white powder to undercover cops gets jail time

    Man who sold white powder to undercover cops gets jail time
    When Naperville narcotics detectives capped a five-month-long drug investigation of Jeremy M. McRay by buying a small amount of white powder from him late last summer, they ended up not with cocaine, but with a harmless, floury substance. While...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • H.B. man faces heroin, meth, ID theft charges in Fountain Valley case

    A Huntington Beach man has been charged with possession of heroin and methamphetamine with intent to sell, identity theft and possessing items used to produce fraudulent credit cards, according to the Fountain Valley Police Department. Undercover...
  • Drug trafficker gets 15 years after judge sees grisly pictures of victim

    A convicted drug trafficker was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison -- after the judge saw grisly pictures of a murder victim that the trafficker texted to his own girlfriend. Juan Castro-Navarro, 43, of Sinaloa, Mexico, had pleaded guilty in San...
  • Police: 3 arrested in connection with drug trafficking

    Police say three people have been arrested in connection with drug trafficking out of a Norwalk nightclub. Police arrested three people Friday, all from Norwalk, after an investigation into 51-year-old Segunda Alvarado. Alvarado was suspected of bringing...
  • College Park heroin investigation leads to seizure of 700 doses, $60K in cash

    College Park heroin investigation leads to seizure of 700 doses, $60K in cash
    College Park residents started complaining directly to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's office nearly three months ago about junkies tossing dirty needles near Orlando Junior Academy. An East Evans Street bungalow with torn screens and a mattress on the front...