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Drug Trafficking

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  • S. Florida drug smuggler sentenced to 10 years in prison

    S. Florida drug smuggler sentenced to 10 years in prison
    Floating in the Atlantic Ocean in 1982, a dehydrated and hungry Mark Marchand was found clinging to nearly 600 pounds of marijuana. His rescue at sea came after a botched drug run, a crime for which he received a five-year prison sentence. And in...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • 10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say

    10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say
    COVENTRY — Police from three agencies seized 10 pounds of marijuana and growing equipment from a lakeside home Thursday and arrested two residents. Local officers arrested Linda Dettore, 36, and Jason Blakesley, 37, both of 27 Berry Ave., with help...
  • More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men

    More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men
    After gunshots rang out the afternoon of Nov. 23, 2012, Easton police rushed to a South Side home and found a popular disc jockey dead on the front porch. That night, Patrick T. Hughes went to the home of an unidentified man, who later said Hughes...
  • Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence

    Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence
    An admitted small-time drug dealer — and self-proclaimed artist, musician, and aspiring cook — will spend the rest of his life in prison for the back-alley beating of his ex-girlfriend, a prostitute. Shaun McKinley received the life term for...
  • White Phoenix police officer shoots and kills unarmed black man

    A white Phoenix police officer shot and killed an unarmed black suspect he believed was reaching for a gun on Tuesday night, adding to a series of fatal clashes between police and civilians that has led to unrest throughout the country. An officer was...
  • Chicago man charged with dealing Ecstasy: authorities

    Chicago man charged with dealing Ecstasy: authorities
    A Chicago man was being held in the DuPage County jail on $1 million bail on charges that he sold and possessed more than 1,000 tabs of the drug Ecstasy, according to DuPage County officials. DuPage sheriff's deputies say they arrested Erol Abdiu, 35,...
  • Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial

     Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial
    Call it the Miller Lite defense, but it didn't go down smooth with one Northampton County jury. Representing a Bethlehem man facing decades in prison if convicted of a bloody knife attack that severed a man's femoral artery, a public defender said he'd...
  • Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting

    Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting
    HARTFORD — Eleven people were arrested Wednesday as part of an undercover prostitution operation throughout the city, police said. An undercover detective posed as a "john" after numerous citizens complained of prostitution in various places, and...
  • Three Charged After Police Chase In Hartford

    Three Charged After Police Chase In Hartford
    HARTFORD — Three city men were charged Wednesday after a chase that led detectives to an apartment on Westland Street, police said. Corey Montgomery, 19, of Harrison Place, faces multiple charges, including possession of narcotics, criminal...
  • Hartford Man Facing Drug Charges After Heroin, Cocaine Seized

    Hartford Man Facing Drug Charges After Heroin, Cocaine Seized
    HARTFORD — A city man, wanted as fugitive from parole, is facing drug charges after heroin and cocaine were seized during an arrest on Zion Street Wednesday, police said. Jose Rodriguez, 44, who police said is a member of the Los Solidos gang, was...