Drug trafficking - tag: Law enforcement in the United States

100 pounds of pot seized in Ramsey County drug bust - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

More than 100 pounds of marijuana are off Minnesota streets after a sizable drug bust earlier this week, authorities say. The Ramsey County sheriff's office's Violent Crime Enforcement Team working in concert with the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task ...

Gordon Dep. Makes Drug Trafficking Arrest on I75

A Gordon County deputy sheriff patrolling Interstate 75 (northbound) near Calhoun stopped an automobile bearing an Illinois license plate for multiple traffic offenses. The deputy was accompanied by his canine `partner`, and a subsequent search of the ...

Man arrested for drugs in Waco, 3rd arrest in 2 years

Waco, Texas — Waco police arrested a man on drug charges Wednesday, which makes his third arrest in the last two years. On Wednesday, Waco Drug Enforcement, SWAT and K-9 Officers served a search warrant at 3915 Watt at 11:00 a.m. They arrested Zerrence ...

Meier: Drug Bust Impact Could Be Significant - Glasgow Courier

The Tri-Agency Drug Force and the Valley County Sheriff's Office reported that they made a bust after an intense investigation came to a close on Monday, Nov. 10. After a search warrant was conducted at 587 BIA Route 1, the task force located Shon ...

Waikoloa drug raid leads to meth trafficking, other drug charges - West Hawaii Today

Lafaye is facing six felony drug charges and a petty misdemeanor, according to court records. Among the felony offenses are first-degree methamphetamine trafficking, second-degree promoting a dangerous drug, two counts third-degree promoting a

Drug charges follow chase - Jackson County Floridan

A Campbellton man was arrested on charges of fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer and possession of marijuana Tuesday after he allegedly tried to avoid a traffic stop. Authorities with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office say that Benjamin ...

Sheriff's Office interdiction unit continues to grow

As the new unit began to take shape, Kirkpatrick was promoted to sergeant on Oct, 17 and is now leading the unit's efforts to push drug traffickers out of Victoria. "This was a 10-year effort to get here," O'Connor said. And while the unit isn't fully ...

Penn. fugitive arrested on heroin charges in Carroll

Deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a fugitive from Pennsylvania on Monday on heroin drug charges. According to a press release from Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, deputies from his office arrested Daniel Joe ...

REPORT: Man found with drugs after nearly colliding with deputy

NICEVILLE - A 23-year-old Mary Esther man was arrested on drug charges after allegedly backing up against traffic, nearly colliding with a deputy. The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputy was doing traffic enforcement on Hickory Street in Niceville on Nov. 8 ...

Warrant check at Ulster County Department of Social Services yields felony drug charges against Kingston man

TOWN OF ULSTER >> The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office’s controversial warrant check program at the county Department of Social Services has netted a Kingston man on felony drug charges, deputies said. Daniel Edward Shade, 47, of Downs Street, Kingston ...

Warrant check at Ulster County Department of Social Services yields felony drug charges against Kingston man

TOWN OF ULSTER >> The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office’s controversial warrant check program at the county Department of Social Services has netted a Kingston man on felony drug charges, deputies said. Daniel Edward Shade, 47, of Downs Street, Kingston ...

'El Gallo', others sentenced for drug trafficking - Your Houston News

A total of nine people have been ordered to federal prison for their roles in relation to a drug trafficking organization responsible for the distribution of thousands of kilograms of marijuana and hundreds of kilograms of cocaine, announced U.S ...

Bay Co. Sheriff Officials Arrest Two During Synthetic Drug Bust - WJHG-TV

BAY COUNTY-- Synthetic marijuana, a deadly drug made when a mixture of chemicals and acetone are sprayed onto finely ground plant material. It is a drug Bay County Sheriff Deputies have been dealing with since 2010. Before in Bay County you could get

Oneonta Man Faces Drug Charges After 6 Month Investigation

An Oneonta man is under arrest for three felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance... Police say 30-year-old Joshua Decker sold heroin within the village of Sidney. His arrest follows a six-month investigation by the Delaware County Sheriff ...

Traffic stop leads to $1 million meth bust

Jose Garcia-Contreras, 64, was arrested and charged with drug trafficking and having a false compartment in a motor vehicle. View Larger Sheriff's deputies aren't sure if the seizure breaks a county record, but say 65 pounds of crystal meth totaling over a ...

Lubbock Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Federal Prison on Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction

She pleaded guilty in August 2014 to one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and aiding and abetting and faces a statutory penalty of not less than five years and up to life in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

How the war on drugs perpetuates violence in Latin America

2) Many Latin American institutions are too weak to deal with drug traffickers Criminal justice institutions in Latin America are generally weak — they lack proper funding and training, they serve largely impoverished populations, and they're often ...

South Florida drug trafficking operation broken up - The News-Press

A decades long South Florida drug trafficking operation was broken up Thursday as Collier County sheriff's seized drugs and cash. "It was a great day for South Florida," Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk said. All the suspects have been charged with ...

Pittsburgh-area Man Gets 6-Year Prison Term for Violating Federal Gun and Drug Laws

PITTSBURGH – Dustin Petry, an Allegheny County resident, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for conspiring to distribute heroin and for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced ...

New York City, state, housing authority to pay $9 million to end lawsuits by ... - New York Daily News

“This case demonstrates ... the illegal tactics used by New York City detectives and prosecutors to bring about so many wrongful convictions during the 'Drug Wars' of the late 1980s and 1990s,” said Rudin, who finally helped to clear the unfairly ...New York Post