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Drug Trafficking

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  • Ferguson drug bust stalls after earning Officer Darren Wilson an award

    The drug bust that earned Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson an award for "extraordinary effort in the line of duty" has stalled in court because Wilson has gone into hiding and did not appear to testify at a Monday hearing. Wilson is the...
  • Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'

    Newport News, Hampton among 6 Hampton Roads cities designated 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas'
    Newport News and Hampton are among six local cities recently designated as “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas.” The new designations of 26 counties and cities in 11 states were announced Monday, according to a White House news release....
  • Boynton extortion plot foiled at KFC, police say

    After two men spent all their money on drugs and alcohol, they tried to devise a kidnapping plan for some quick cash — $100, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report. The ill-fated ransom exchange happened Sunday across the street from...
  • Spanish drug trafficker sentenced in Miami to 150 years in prison

    MIAMI (Reuters) - The Spanish head of a transatlantic cocaine-smuggling ring dubbed "Los Miami" was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 150 years in prison on charges of laundering more than $14 million through waterfront condos and exotic sports...
  • What is trafficking for forced criminality?

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A growing number of people across Europe are being trafficked and forced to commit crimes, including cannabis cultivation, drug smuggling, fraud and sham marriages, a report said on Tuesday. The study by Anti-Slavery...
  • Trafficking victims in Europe forced into life of crime

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Linh, a 14-year-old Vietnamese girl, is found in a cannabis farm during a police raid in the Netherlands. Hundreds of miles (kms) away in Britain Maria, a 13-year-old Roma girl, works 12 hours a day begging and...
  • Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70

    Former Sun reporter Joseph F. Nawrozki III dies at 70
    Joseph F. Nawrozki III, a retired investigative reporter who served on the staff of three Baltimore daily newspapers and was a Vietnam War combat veteran, died of leukemia Saturday at his Bel Air home. He was 70. "Joe had a real instinct for the...
  • Boy, 5, tests positive for cocaine; parents arrested in Moorpark

    Boy, 5, tests positive for cocaine; parents arrested in Moorpark
    Cocaine was found in the system of a 5-year-old boy whose parents had been arrested on drug charges in Moorpark, according to the Ventura County sheriff’s office. Authorities say that when Marco and Sandy Cuevas were stopped and arrested...
  • Kathryn Bigelow Decries 'Last Days' of the African Elephant

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant poaching and the illegal ivory...
  • Orlando man gets 10 years in prison for dealing cocaine

    Orlando man gets 10 years in prison for dealing cocaine
    A 41-year-old Orlando man was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for dealing cocaine. According to federal authorities, Gerald Robinson distributed about 40 kilograms of cocaine in 2010 and 2011. His supplier, Earl Hampton, was sentenced to 30...
  • Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say

    Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say
    A new anti-violence program led Baltimore police to raid the home of a convicted drug dealer they had hoped to reform, and to nearly $4 million worth of drugs and cash, a significant seizure for the department. Standing over a table displaying $825,...