RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Drug Trafficking

A collection of news and information related to Drug Trafficking published by this site and its partners.

Top Drug Trafficking Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California

    Bills on crack cocaine, medicinal pot advance in California
    State lawmakers Wednesday gave initial approval to proposals that would reduce penalties for selling crack cocaine, require medical marijuana dispensaries to get state licenses and allow people in the country illegally to get student loans for college....
  • 10 tons of fireworks seized at warehouse in latest big bust

    10 tons of fireworks seized at warehouse in latest big bust
    A stash of about 10 tons of illegal fireworks worth at least $100,000 was seized from a business in Pico Rivera on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Detectives with the El Monte Police Department got a tip about fireworks sales and raided a building...
  • New Britain Man Gets 8 Years For West Hartford Robbery

    HARTFORD — A New Britain man who tried to carjack two vehicles and fired shots at one on Oct. 30 in West Hartford was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison and two years of special parole. James Walker, 38, tried to carjack a man on Troy...
  • Cig snitches

    Cig snitches
    The illegal drug trade in Ald. Jason Ervin's 28th Ward isn't all about the hard stuff. The black market for cigarettes, he said, can be just as pervasive—and, in some ways, safer for dealers. "It's similar to the sale of narcotics, where...
  • Governor in Mexico's troubled Michoacan state steps down

    Days after photos appeared purportedly showing his son meeting with a top drug trafficker, the governor of the beleaguered Mexican state of Michoacan resigned Wednesday, citing poor health. Fausto Vallejo presented his resignation in person to President...
  • Regional Squad Arrests Two On Heroin Charges

    Regional Squad Arrests Two On Heroin Charges
    SOUTH WINDSOR — A regional narcotics squad arrested two men Wednesday night and seized heroin valued at about $700, police said. During an investigation into heroin sales in Manchester, South Windsor and East Hartford, the East Central Narcotics...
  • About 50 members of violent L.A. street gang are arrested in sweep

    About 50 members of violent L.A. street gang are arrested in sweep
    Dozens of members of a notorious Los Angeles street gang were arrested early Tuesday as federal and local investigators moved to break up what they said was a violent and powerful cartel that ran a drug operation that stretched as far as Louisiana....
  • A purse snatching, a wild chase, a suspect captured

    A purse snatching, a wild chase, a suspect captured
    It was the kind of chase a Hollywood screenwriter would conjure up. It started with a simple purse snatching, followed by a desperate foot sprint, then pursuit of a bicycle with pink rims and finally, a manhunt using a Dodge Caravan van. It ended with a...
  • Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales

    Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales
    Chicago tobacco sellers with past convictions for selling drug paraphernalia could lose their tobacco retailer licenses under a plan being pushed by a Lakeview alderman who hopes to thin out a dense collection of "head shops" he said are drawing the ire...
  • Police: Men charged after drugs discovered during traffic stop

    Bethlehem police have charged two men after a traffic stop yielded heroin and marijuana, according to Northampton County Court records. Luis E. Rodriguez Jr., 21, and Joshua Mickey Martel, 21, are charged in the incident that police said happened...
  • M&T Bank ordered to forfeit $560,000 of laundered drug proceeds

    M&T Bank ordered to forfeit $560,000 of laundered drug proceeds
    M&T Bank has been ordered to forfeit $560,000 in drug proceeds laundered through its Perry Hall branch. The forfeiture was ordered by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar in the wake of a case in which a teller at that branch collaborated with a member of...