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Drug Trafficking

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  • Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison

    Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison
    A federal judge imposed a six-year sentence Friday on Jacob Theodore George IV, who sold heroin on the online drug bazaar Silk Road. George, 33, an Edgewood man with a history of arrests, drug abuse and mental health problems, apologized to the judge. He...
  • Coplay woman charged after federal agents find meth in Berks motel

    Coplay woman charged after federal agents find meth in Berks motel
    A Coplay woman and three men face drug charges in federal court after agents raided a Berks County motel Thursday and found nearly five pounds of methamphetamine. Paige Baldwin of Coplay, Shane Savitsky of Pottsville, Moises Cruz and Andrew Auger,...
  • Cold case thaws as Baltimore man is indicted in 1981 murder

    Cold case thaws as Baltimore man is indicted in 1981 murder
    DNA recovered from a blanket taken from a crime scene decades ago has helped prosecutors bring charges against a Baltimore man they say raped and killed a 75-year-old woman in 1981. Phillip D. Lee, 55, is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree...
  • School Bus Drivers Charged In Vernon, Manchester Heroin Investigation

    School Bus Drivers Charged In Vernon, Manchester Heroin Investigation
    MANCHESTER — Two school bus drivers were arrested Thursday when officers simultaneously searched their homes in Vernon and in Manchester, police said. Officers from the East Central Narcotics Task force, working with the Drug Enforcement Agency,...
  • Eustis Police accuse couple of running meth lab out of motel room

    Eustis Police accuse couple of running meth lab out of motel room
    Eustis police officers have charged a quarreling couple with running a meth lab out of their motel room after being called to the Cara Mar Motor Lodge to break up a domestic argument. According to a Eustis Police Department press release, Mary C....
  • Norwich Man Charged With Heroin Possession

    NORWICH — A local man was charged Thursday with drug possession after heroin and cash were found in his residence Hamilton Avenue, police said. Officers executed a search warrant at 46 Hamilton Ave. Floor 2 on Thursday and found what police...
  • Aide to Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief gets 6-1/2 years in U.S. prison

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A onetime aide to a former navy chief of Guinea-Bissau was sentenced Wednesday to 6-1/2 years in a U.S. prison for his role in cocaine trafficking, more than a year after the two were arrested in a drug sting off the West African...
  • Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book

    Imprisoned Maryland killer wants to publish children's book
    A California company that helps aspiring authors was moving when an editor noticed a bulky envelope from a Maryland prison in a box of unsolicited manuscripts. Inside were loose pages of a children's book about a girl who wants to celebrate her birthday...
  • Stealing drugs from dead man new low for local cops

    Stealing drugs from dead man new low for local cops
    We’ve all heard bad stories about bad cops, but Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Eduardo Mesa steals the cake. And the drugs. And apparently he isn’t the only druggie cop out there. If what his own department says is true, Mesa responded...
  • 'Huge bust' in Lake results in drug charges against 74 suspected dealers

    'Huge bust' in Lake results in drug charges against 74 suspected dealers
    CLERMONT — A ring of 74 suspected drug dealers — some operating with children present — didn't stray far from home when they infiltrated the county with cocaine, heroin and prescription pills, authorities said Tuesday. But after a...
  • Report: Suspect Says He's A Drug Mule, Not A Dealer

    EAST HARTFORD — A 36-year-old man, who was arrested Tuesday after police found two pounds of cocaine and thousands of dollars in his Burnside Avenue apartment, told police he is a mule, not a drug dealer, according to court records. Luis Nieves-...