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Drug Trafficking

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  • Holder argues for success of drug sentencing policies

    Federal prosecutors are changing the way drug defendants are charged and punished, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday, unveiling statistics that show sentences are increasingly being based less on rigid formulas and more on the circumstances of...
  • Allentown police serve search warrant, locate heroin, crack cocaine

    Allentown police serve search warrant, locate heroin, crack cocaine
    Allentown police woke up a 34-year-old man Friday morning to a search warrant and charged him after finding heroin, synthetic marijuana and crack cocaine, according to court records. Derick E. George was charged with two counts each of possession with...
  • #HRBooks Review: "Pitiful Criminals"

    #HRBooks Review: "Pitiful Criminals"
    Greg Bottoms' "Pitiful Criminals" are not the criminal masterminds readers often encounter in popular literature. Many of them are not that much different from us. Bottoms' collection of 13 short pieces—a blending of fiction and memoir—are...
  • A change in the landscape: L.A.'s parks no longer belong to street gangs

    A change in the landscape: L.A.'s parks no longer belong to street gangs
    At Sycamore Grove Park in Highland Park a few weeks ago, I met a 32-year-old bank teller named Uscolia Flores. She's lived most her life within walking distance of this 15-acre park, which winds along between the 110 and Figueroa Street. ------------...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • Man listed 'drug dealer' as occupation on arrest report

    Man listed 'drug dealer' as occupation on arrest report
    Is honesty always the best policy? A West Palm Beach man, Robert Michael Phillips, listed his occupation on an arrest report as “drug dealer,” records show,  reports The Palm Beach Post. Phillips nearly caused an accident when he cut in...
  • Bills would legalize medical pot centers, drug alternatives

    Confusion surrounding the legality of marijuana dispensaries and non-smokable forms of the drug are prompting lawmakers to propose changes related to Michigan's voter-approved law that legalized marijuana for medical use. Bipartisan legislation...
  • Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

    Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes. The devices, which heat a nicotine solution to create a vapor instead of burning tobacco, have passed traditional smokes in...
  • The changing face of heroin

    WASHINGTON On Super Bowl Sunday, most football fans watched ads for Victoria's Secret, the lost Budweiser dog and a deadpan Kim Kardashian extolling the virtues of T-Mobile. But in St. Louis, those national ads were supplemented with a different kind of...
  • 'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor

    'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor
    He lives and works in the cramped, cinder-block back room of a nail and waxing salon in an Albuquerque, N.M., strip mall. He drives a car so trashed-out, junky-looking and old that it's impossible to determine its make. And he practices law from the...
  • North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged

    North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged
    A joint investigation by law enforcement officials helped take down a North Side drug operation that crossed into Evanston and Skokie and netted about $2.5 million over the course of the investigation, police said. The investigation, dubbed Operation...