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Drug Trafficking

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  • In Cuba, fugitive declines invitation to return to U.S.

    In Cuba, fugitive declines invitation to return to U.S.
    U.S. marshals normally surprise fugitives by breaking down doors and hauling people off in handcuffs. This time, federal agents took a different tack: They called the wanted man and politely asked him to return. "He confirmed, absolutely, I know I'm...
  • Schumer: Don't cut funds to fight heroin trafficking

    Sen. Charles Schumer says Congress should reject President Barack Obama's plan to cut funding for a program that targets high-intensity drug trafficking. The New York Democrat says Obama's proposal to cut more than $50 million from the program would...
  • Drug explosion follows oil boom on North Dakota Indian reservation

    Drug explosion follows oil boom on North Dakota Indian reservation
    Tribal Police Chief Chad Johnson first noticed a change on the wind-swept prairies of the reservation around six years ago. Small-time methamphetamine dealers known to the police officers for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes — known as the...
  • Menominee tribal official raises prospect of growing marijuana

    MILWAUKEE Now that the Menominee tribe's dream of opening a Kenosha casino has gone up in smoke, the tribe is looking for a new way to raise cash growing marijuana. Craig Corn, a tribal legislator, opened the door Friday to growing marijuana on the...
  • Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says

    Slain Fox exec was in 'mutual combat' with alleged killer, lawyer says
    A convicted drug dealer whose wife was linked to 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith has pleaded not guilty to murder in Smith’s death. John Creech, 42, is expected back in court March 26 to schedule his preliminary hearing. Outside the...
  • District judge chastises man who arrives late for hearing on drug charges

    District judge chastises man who arrives late for hearing on drug charges
    One of two men charged in a large-scale drug operation that included more than 30 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine will face trial in Northampton County Court after a contentious preliminary hearing Wednesday. Although Nathaniel R....
  • Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges

    They were studying to be doctors and scientists, but police say four Wesleyan University students arrested this week also are known on campus as drug dealers. The four are charged in connection with the distribution of a bad batch of the party drug known...
  • From torture to terrorism: How DEA case led to extraordinary rendition

    From torture to terrorism: How DEA case led to extraordinary rendition
    Of all the cases of troubling corruption and stunning violence that have characterized the war on drugs in Latin America, few linger as powerfully among U.S. drug agents as the case of Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, who vanished on a busy street in Guadalajara,...
  • 2 from Maryland among four arrested in connection with Connecticut drug overdoses

    2 from Maryland among four arrested in connection with Connecticut drug overdoses
    Two Maryland natives were among four Wesleyan University students arrested Tuesday in connection with about a dozen hospitalizations among people who took a party drug known as Molly. The students, including one from Lutherville and another from...
  • Police blotter: Southwest suburbs

    Police blotter: Southwest suburbs
    SOUTHWEST SUBURBS FRANKFORT LICENSE SUSPENDED: Michael J. Hosey, 43, 5231 Bentgrass Ave., Richton Park, was charged with driving on a suspended license, no insurance and improper lane use after a stop Feb. 4 at Pine Ridge and Callista drives, police...
  • A widespread scourge

    Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh's announcement this week that his office will join counterparts in five other states — Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania — to share information that helps authorities track...