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Drug Trafficking

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  • Former San Diego car dealer pleads guilty to hiding drug money

    The former owner of a San Diego car dealership pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to conceal $719,000 in cash from a drug trafficker as payment for a Ferrari, a Porsche and two Lamborghinis. John Frank Mussari Jr., 48, former owner of Mussari Motors Inc....
  • Nine arrested in hash oil bust in San Diego County, DEA says

    Nine arrested in hash oil bust in San Diego County, DEA says
    An undercover operation in San Diego County has led to the arrest of nine people suspected of making and dealing hashish oil -- a drug whose manufacture can result in deadly explosions. Seven men and two women are set to be arraigned Friday on charges...
  • Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion

    Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion
    For more than six years, the families of slain Chicago police detective Robert Soto and his companion, Kathryn Romberg, waited for a West Side gang member to be held responsible for gunning them down. Relatives watched in disbelief as Jason Austin was...
  • Alleged methamphetamine dealer surrenders to police

    A 46-year-old Hatfield Township man wanted by police on charges alleging he sold crystal methamphetamine in August turned himself into authorities on Thursday after Hatfield Township Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest Tuesday. Valerio...
  • Berks County detectives take down $650,000 marijuana growing operation

    Berks County detectives take down $650,000 marijuana growing operation
    A Whitehall Township man was stopped last week in Berks County with hundreds of cut marijuana plants in his vehicle, leading investigators to a $650,000 grow operation, according to county detectives. Dang Hai Le, 39, of the 1900 block of Linden Lane,...
  • Feds sentence 400-pound felon caught with gun

    Feds sentence 400-pound felon caught with gun
    A 10-time convicted felon who was busted with a gun at a house owned by State Rep. Linda Stewart was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison, officials said. Darrell Roby, 41, who weighs roughly 400 pounds, had his sentence enhanced because...
  • Why sheriffs oppose medical pot: Profits, not public safety

    The opposition of the Florida Sheriffs Association to Amendment 2 has more to do with cash than public safety. The sheriffs have become so accustomed to federal anti-drug money and property forfeitures that they resist any change that might someday shut...
  • L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe

    L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe
    Sinaloa cartel bosses had a problem. They were holding a hostage and needed to get the $140,000 ransom his family agreed to pay from the United States to Mexico in the form of pesos. Worried a wire transfer would alert authorities, the drug...
  • Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer

    Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine attorney was convicted Wednesday of having a PTA volunteer falsely imprisoned in a drug bust that was part of a revenge scheme. Kent Easter, 40, was convicted of one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit in a retrial of the case, the...
  • Commentary: Crime-suppression team is having an effect

    Over the last two budget cycles, the City Council has helped us re-create a dedicated Crime Suppression Unit (CSU) to work on specific crimes in Newport Beach. As I often tell our residents and business owners that Newport Beach is a very safe city, one...
  • La Crescenta, La Cañada residents caught up in downtown Los Angeles raid

    Two local residents, one from La Crescenta and another from La Cañada Flintridge, were among those caught up in an early morning raid in the Los Angeles Fashion District Wednesday in connection with investigations into alleged money laundering schemes...