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Drug Trafficking

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  • Long Sentences For Killing Over Two Ounces Of Pot

    One of two Bridgeport drug dealers who shot a man to death while stealing two ounces of marijuana from him was sentenced to 22 years in prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. Johnnie "Jeezy" Jefferson, 24, conceived and planned the robbery,...
  • US unseals indictments against leaders of Colombia drug gang

    U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unsealed indictments against 17 alleged leaders of Colombia's largest cocaine-trafficking organization in a move seeking to shore up bilateral cooperation in the drug war. The charges against members of the so-called Usuga...
  • Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison

    Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison
    A once-promising high school student athlete from West Hartford was sentenced to prison Tuesday after he fell in with a gang of violent Hartford drug dealers. Six years ago, Jamie Coleman, now 24, was good enough to win a college scholarship as an...
  • Mayor, 3 trustees now calling for Norton's resignation

    Mayor, 3 trustees now calling for Norton's resignation
    Mundelein Trustee Dakotah Norton maintains he will not step down after being charged with a DUI, even as four members of the Village Board are now calling for his resignation. The board met for the first time since Norton's arrest Monday night, and...
  • 4 men arrested on drug charges tied to Indiana HIV outbreak

    Four people accused of distributing a painkiller linked to the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history have been arrested, and more arrests are expected, according to local and federal authorities. Michael Elkins of Cartersville, Georgia, was arrested on...
  • Baltimore police officers who were sued

    Baltimore police officers who were sued
    Some Baltimore police officers have been sued several times in civil cases and the city has paid court judgments or settlements. Here is a summary of the cases, based on court records. In settlements, the officers and city do not acknowledge any...
  • NJ man admits to operating major drug ring

    A 28-year-old New Jersey man has admitted to being the leader of a major drug trafficking gang that moved large quantities of cocaine throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and New Jersey. The Manhattan district attorney's office said Wednesday that Angel...
  • The case against Colorado's pot law

    The case against Colorado's pot law
    As surely as presidential candidates promise to change Washington, nominees for attorney general pledge to uphold the law, not personal policy preferences. Loretta Lynch, now the 83rd attorney general of the United States, was no different when she made...
  • 35 indicted on drug charges in Manhattan

    Prosecutors in New York have charged 35 people with allegedly selling cocaine and heroin in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and Police Commissioner William Bratton say the suspects are being...
  • Man charged after firefighters find pot plants in home

    An East Providence man was arrested after authorities say firefighters found dozens of marijuana plants while inspecting new smoke and carbon monoxide detectors last week in a home he was renting in Johnston. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit....
  • Man who sold white powder to undercover cops gets jail time

    Man who sold white powder to undercover cops gets jail time
    When Naperville narcotics detectives capped a five-month-long drug investigation of Jeremy M. McRay by buying a small amount of white powder from him late last summer, they ended up not with cocaine, but with a harmless, floury substance. While...