Drug trafficking - tag: Law enforcement in the United States

Crime lab probe continues; some charges reduced or dropped

As an investigation into a chemist's work, including allegations of missing drugs at the Broward Sheriff's crime lab, enters its eighth month, defense attorneys say the controversy has led to dropped or reduced drug charges for some clients. The State ...

Scott County Deputies arrest man on drug charges

An Oran area man is in custody for drug charges following what started as a burglary investigation. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter reports 29-year old Joshua Allen Freeman, of 3426 State Highway 91, was charged with the Class C Felony of Possession of a ...

Last Person Sentenced to 20 years in Synthetic Drug Trafficking Case - Valley News Live

The last person has been sentenced in a drug trafficking case that led to the overdose deaths of two Northern Valley teens. Charles Carlton, from Texas, who has been called the leader of this synthetic drug ring, will serve 20 years and six months in ...CBS Local

Zebulon man arrested on drug charges after Wake deputies stop truck

RALEIGH — A 56-year-old man from Zebulon was arrested on multiple charges of possessing illegal prescription drugs when Wake County sheriff’s deputies stopped his truck at Interstate 495 and Smithfield Road the morning of Aug. 21. Arrest warrants ...

Henry County deputies make drug trafficking arrest - Dothan Eagle

Henry County Sheriff William Maddox said deputies with the Henry County Sheriff's Office arrested Demondray S. White, of Mary Esther, Florida, and charged him with felony drug trafficking, felony unlawful possession of a controlled substance and ...Dothan First

Wheeling Avenue Drug Bust - WHIZ

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a drug bust at 1620 Wheeling avenue Thursday morning was the culmination of an ongoing drug investigation. A search warrant was served by the Sheriff's Office Special Response Team around 10:30 a.m. .

Canton man arrested on drug charges

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office says a Canton, Missouri, man was arrested Thursday on drug charges. Sheriff David Parrish says officers arrested Alanis L. Booker, 32, on two drug violations while patrolling a conservation area near Sunflower Road.

Man arrested for traffic and drug charges

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter reports a Sikeston man is in custody on traffic and drug charges. 40-year old Markel Charles Fitchpatrick, of Vernon Avenue, has been charged with the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance, the Class A ...

Still Fighting the Opium Wars - Daily Beast

(Those arguing that U.S. drug wars have failed because of a lack of enforcement and a paucity of incentives need only look to China's crackdown attempts, which included mass executions and still failed.) On top of that, while the British attempt to ...

We're Still Fighting the Opium Wars - Daily Beast

(Those arguing that U.S. drug wars have failed because of a lack of enforcement and a paucity of incentives need only look to China's crackdown attempts, which included mass executions and still failed.) On top of that, while the British attempt to ...

“Affluenza” synonymous with immorality - The State Press

While the drug wars are a key issue today, especially in Arizona, the incarceration rate for minor drug offenses has been taken to new extremes. For instance, in 2012, 1.55 million people were arrested for non-violent drug charges. And even more ...

Hancock County teen arrested on drug charges

Deputies arrested a Hancock County teen on drug charges Wednesday. Sheriff Scott Bentzinger says Courtney M.A. Herron, 19, of Burnside, Illinois, was arrested in Macomb. Bentzinger says the arrest comes after deputies executed a search warrant Thursday ...

Detroit man stopped in possession of four drugs

“We continue to stand with the community against drug traffickers,” Marion Police Chief Bill Colllins stated in a release. Check back later for more information.

Obama rightfully questions supplying police with military-grade equipment in ... - University at Buffalo The Spectrum

This equipment, which local law enforcement agencies received in the wake of 9/11, was distributed with drug wars and terrorism in mind. But now it is Americans who find themselves terrorized, as in Ferguson, citizens who are actively exercising their ...

Fort Gay Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man from Fort Gay was arrested Tuesday on multiple drug charges after Wayne County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at his home. Richard "Tex" Rogers was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, aiding ...

Man sentenced in connection to heroin death

Lingrell said this case is indicative of the Urbana Police Division’s continued efforts in taking the fight to drug traffickers and drug abusers as part of a drug enforcement strategy that started in January 2013. Lingrell added he believes that this ...

Gov. Jerry Brown, Mexico's president talk trade in LA - Los Angeles Times

The cartel drug wars which have killed thousands, billions of dollars of drugs imported to the US, millions of illegal aliens imported into the US, a Mexican nation divided into mostly poor and walled-off rich, hundreds of kidnapping for... Ironic ...

New committee targets drug use in Kayin State

It also has four groups for eliminating drug use, each of which cooperates with authorities. Drug smugglers are to be handed over to authorities, but so far only about 40 users have been caught and handed over to police, Saw Chit Thu said.

PARIS TN: Man arrested on drug charges - Paris Post Intelligencer

In the most recent arrest, Justin M. Simmons, 31, of 308 Peachtree St., Paris, was arrested by Sgt. Jamie Myrick of the Henry County Sheriff's Department at 5:37 p.m. Sunday on Highway 79 northeast of Paris.KPCnews.com

Trio convicted in federal drug cases in Mineral County

KEYSER, W.Va. — The leader of a large drug trafficking organization that caused controlled substances to be transported from other parts of the country to Keyser for redistribution was convicted in federal court and faces a lengthy prison sentence.