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Drug Trafficking

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  • 2 more states join regional investigative efforts against heroin traffickers in the East

    Two more Eastern states have agreed to collaborate with four others in investigations of heroin trafficking that often cross state lines. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Maine and Maryland have joined the task force established last year...
  • 22 charged in Rockland County drug sweep; heroin, cocaine and other drugs seized

    Authorities have arrested and charged 22 people during a drug sweep in Rockland County. Prosecutors say police on Wednesday also seized cocaine, heroin, opioid prescription drugs and marijuana and more than $80,000 in the undercover operation....
  • Former gang leader says defendant bragged about killings

    Former gang leader says defendant bragged about killings
    A former leader of the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters testified before a federal jury Wednesday about how former fellow gang member Juan Briseno talked about killing five of the six people he's charged with murdering. Andres Lara, who oversaw the gang'...
  • Affidavit: Cartels laundering drug proceeds in US, Kansas amid tightened Mexican banking laws

    A Mexican cartel is suspected of laundering $2 million in drug proceeds through a small southwest Kansas bank to avoid tighter restrictions on U.S. currency in its home country, according a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration affidavit obtained by The...
  • Law and Order: Toll Road traffic stop nets drug arrest

    Law and Order: Toll Road traffic stop nets drug arrest
    Toll road traffic stop nets drug arrest A routine traffic stop Wednesday on the Indiana Toll Road netted the arrest of a South Bend man on drug charges. Portage police, working on the Toll Road through a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area grant,...
  • Man guilty of killing 2, burying them regrets not testifying

    Man guilty of killing 2, burying them regrets not testifying
    WILKES-BARRE — A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend and burying their bodies in his yard says he wishes he'd taken the witness stand in his own defense. Jurors on Wednesday sentenced Hugo Selenski to life in prison for...
  • Groton Cocaine Dealer Gets 77 Months

    HARTFORD — A Groton man was sentenced to 77 months in prison by a federal judge for dealing cocaine. Juan G. Cheverez, 33, also faces four years of supervised released. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 500...
  • Man with bodies buried in his yard gets life in prison

    A jury on Wednesday spared the life of a man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend in 2002 and burying their bodies in his yard, granting a defense request to show mercy despite the brutal nature of the crimes. Hugo Selenski, 41, was...
  • Don't let drug dealers off so easily

    Don't let drug dealers off so easily
    The recent dismissal of charges against a suspected drug dealer by U.S. District Judge George Russell III based on "inconsistencies" in the warrant is just another example to support why there is so much criminal activity, especially drug related crime in...
  • Six years for man in narcotics dealing case

    Six years for man in narcotics dealing case
    Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced a Gary man to six years for dealing in narcotics. Patrick D. Thurman, 34, told the judge he was sorry "for putting everybody in this predicament," including his children's mother, his seven children,...
  • Bethlehem couple accused of heroin dealing, endangering 6-year-old son

    Bethlehem couple accused of heroin dealing, endangering 6-year-old son
    A Bethlehem couple were charged with heroin dealing Wednesday morning after a police search of their home that was delayed until their 6-year-old son went to school, police said. Charles C. Perez, 29, and Susana D. Amador, 26, of the city's Marvine-...