Drug trafficking - tag: Law enforcement in the United States

Four arrested in Sidney drug bust

(Sidney) -- Four people were arrested on drug charges in Sidney. According to the Fremont County Sheriff's Office, deputies -- along with the Sidney Police -- executed a search warrant at 614 West Street in Sidney. Officials arrested 20-year-old Jason ...

100 People Charged in Biggest Roundup in W.Va. History

We encourage anyone with information concerning individuals involved in drug trafficking offenses to contact the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force at (304) 872-0377, the Nicholas County Sheriff's Office at (304) 872-7880, the Fayette County Sheriff's ...

NDLEA arrests three passengers for ingesting 233 wraps of cocaine

Three suspected drug traffickers are being interrogated by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for ingesting 233 wraps of powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine, with a weight of 5.05 kilograms. Officials of NDLEA ...

23 more suspected arrest in drug blitz

LAWRENCE – Police on Wednesday arrested 23 people on drug charges as part of stepped-up, summer-long effort against the drug trade in the city by a task force of law enforcement agencies that includes the Police Department's Street Narcotics Unit and the ...

Federal Drug Sentences increasing

Today, they represent 49 percent. Federal drug sentencing laws have increased punishment for major drug traffickers, as intended, but they also have resulted in the lengthy imprisonment of many offenders who have played lesser roles, including couriers and ...

The War on Drugs is Not About Drugs

Ten days is actually a remarkably assertive charge: the DEA has participated extensively in drug trafficking in the past, with no punishment. That the agency responsible for combating the “drug problem” in the United States is proliferating it says ...

Huntington Drug Policy Plan Steps Dramatically Forward

Assistant Prosecutor Sharon Frazier added that West Virginia has no laws involving guns and drug trafficking. The strategic plan proposes several that "target those bringing drugs into the area." Johnson explained that the Interstate 64 corridor should ...

How drug suspects ingested 233 wraps of cocaine, by NDLEA

THREE suspected drug traffickers are being interrogated for swallowing 233 wraps of powder substances that tested positive for cocaine with a weight of 5.05kg. Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed ...

Four arrested on drug charges

Four Crawford County men were arrested late last week on a variety of drug charges, according to a release from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office. According to the release, at about 8:38 p.m. last Friday, an officer with the Mulberry Police Department ...

Jury Convicts Augusta Man On Drug Trafficking Charges

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who was arrested last year following a drug raid has been convicted of trafficking in heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana. The Kennebec Journal reports, an Augusta jury convicted 39-year-old Franklin Arbour Jr. Tuesday ...

Two from Clayton busted on meth charges

Two Clayton residents have been arrested on drug charges, one including intent to distribute. On August 24, 2105, the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office executed a search warrant at 246 Wallace Street as ...

Convicted Cop Killer Arrested on Drug Charges in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Several people, including a convicted murderer, are behind bars after drugs busts in Wayne County. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit executed search warrants at two residences on Big Branch Road in Wayne ...

Jury convicts Augusta man on drug trafficking charges

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who was arrested last year following a drug raid has been convicted of trafficking in heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana. The Kennebec Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1PxRkJ8) an Augusta jury convicted 39-year-old ...

8 arrests for drug related charges

Arresting drug traffickers is not a quick process or one that the Rowan County Sheriff's Department does alone. Over the past several weeks sheriff’s investigators have worked to make arrests of individuals allegedly selling heroin, oxycodone ...

Jones Co. Sheriff's Dept.: One person arrested in drug bust - WJTV

Jones Co. Sheriff's Dept.: One person arrested in drug bust. According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, police confiscated over 50 pounds of what they call "mid to higher grade" marijuana on August 24, 2015. By Erin Burt Published: August 25 ...WMC Action News 5

Start real drug war - The Spokesman Review

Also, for someone to put to voters a law for the city to start its own real drug war. Felonies: First offense, minimum one year; second offense, five years; third offense, minimum 10 years, and that doubles after a fourth offense. Drug wars: First ...

One fatality in Interstate 516 crash; investigation continues

was sentenced last week by United States District Judge William T. Moore Jr. to 146 months in prison for his role in a large-scale drug trafficking organization. Riley was the last of 22 defendants sentenced for running a drug-trafficking organization that ...

Former war zones turned into vacation paradises - Fox News

Over the past decade, Jamaica's drug wars have been known to escalate to full-blown street battles between security forces and drug gangs. But it's been five years since the Caribbean island nation waged a very public war on drugs. While some argue ...

Top Cop: America Will Pay For Obama’s Pardons With ‘Blood And Tears’

They are totally safe to release into the public.” Obama has pardoned nearly 90 prisoners. While many were serious drug traffickers, Obama said that draconian drug laws put harsh sentences on people with minor drug-related crimes. For example ...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- A traffic stop in Prentiss County leads to an arrest on drug charges. Sheriff Randy Tolar says Chad Steve Clark, 37, of Tishomingo was stopped by deputies last week. He says Clark was found to be in possession of methamphetamine ...