Drug trafficking - tag: Law enforcement in the United States

Seize Them! Testing a New Weapon in Rutland's Drug War

He is currently in jail awaiting a trial on drug charges. "Law enforcement agents repeatedly told the owners, Rudolph and Francesca Petruccelli, of the illegal activities taking place in the property, specifically informing them that illegal drug sales ...

Clemency is the only way out for the thousands of nonviolent drug offenders serving life terms in federal prison

One illustration: The Justice Department announced last month that one of Colombia’s most notorious drug traffickers and a senior paramilitary leader will serve about 15 years in prison for leading an international drug trafficking conspiracy that ...

San Carlos Park man arrested on drug charges after shooting - The News-Press - The News-Press

A San Carlos Park man has been arrested on drug charges after a shooting at his Holly Road home that left his girlfriend with multiple gunshot wounds. On July 4 Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the home of Garen Terhorst, 23, after ...

Coke & Smoke: 2 New Books Tackle the Drug Wars | Word and Film - WordandFilm.com

After more than forty fruitless years, the drug wars have cost the United States more than a trillion dollars and resulted in millions of deaths and incarcerations. Their cross-border manifestations only become more gruesome as neither supply nor ...

Obama cuts drug sentence for NFL star Thomas's mother

President Barack Obama on Monday cut prison sentences for 46 people convicted on federal drug charges, saying changes in drug laws mean they've already served more time than they should. One of them was a Laurens County woman, Katrina Stuckey Smith.

5 under arrest in Fort Myers drug bust | WINK NEWS - Wink News

SWAT and Fort Myers police conducted two search warrants in the Arlington Subdivision off of Marsh Avenue. Police say they had received complaints of drugs sales and violence from the area's residents, including gunfire. The investigation revealed the ...The News-Press

Trespass complaint turns into drug charges for local couple - First Coast News - First Coast News

A local couple was arrested following what was originally only a trespass complaint but turned into drug charges after deputies allegedly found morphine, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia on the pair. According to the Putnam County Sheriff's ...WJXT Jacksonville

Comments on other issues: Questioning policy on drug crime

officers and locals found to be part of drug-trafficking networks that his administration has shown in its punishment of foreign drug smugglers. (Deddy K., Jakarta)

Obama Commutes 46 More Drug Offenders Sentences… on Facebook

James Marion Stockton – Martinsville, VA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base; possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon ...

Sheriffs Arrest Mass. Residents on Theft, Drug Charges | Exeter, NH Patch - Patch.com

Editor's note: This post was derived from information supplied by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. It does not indicate a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a New Hampshire Patch police report. Stella M ...

Sheriffs Arrest Mass. Residents on Theft, Drug Charges | Salem, NH Patch - Patch.com

Editor's note: This post was derived from information supplied by the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. It does not indicate a conviction. Click this link to find out how to get a name removed from a New Hampshire Patch police report. Stella M ...

Will Obama Undo the Harms of the War on Drugs?

Black Americans are far more likely to be arrested on drug charges than whites, even more likely to serve time for these offenses, and on average receive sentences nearly as long as the average sentence of violent white inmates. Of the 1.5 million arrests ...

FBI chief says accused shooter shouldn't have been able to buy gun

USA TODAY Dylann Roof formally indicted in Charleston shooting During the mandatory background check prior to the attempted April 11 gun purchase, Roof's March arrest on felony drug charges was mistakenly attributed to the Lexington County, S.C., Sheriff's ...

2 Rice Men Arrested on Alleged Drug Charges

WATAB TOWNSHIP – Two Rice men have been arrested on alleged drug charges. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office and the Rice Police Department used a search warrant to conduct a search warrant at 45 Sharon Place in Watab Township at about 10:30 a.m ...

Portugal’s Experiment In Drug Decriminalization Has Been A Success

Baby Steps Away from the Drug War Decriminalization is just one baby step away from the war on drugs, and drug smugglers and dealers are still sought out and punished. Individuals are only permitted to possess very small amounts of illegal drugs without ...

Drug charges filed after search in Darlington County - SCNow: Local News - SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. – A Darlington County man has been charged with four counts of distributing crack cocaine, according to the Darlington County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said the charges were filed against Lenard Sweetenburg after a search ...WMBFSpartanburg Herald JournalWBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Video: Sky News Gains Exclusive Access To One Gang's Secret Drugs Labs

It's a trade which makes the gangs millions - but often comes at a huge cost. Thousands of people have lost their lives in the country's drug wars. Sky's Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay reports from a secret drugs lab in Mexico City.

UN Drug Report implicitly shows worldwide failure of war on drugs

The UN adds, drug trafficking organizations have increasingly diversified by trafficking more meth and cannabis resin. The report pointed out there is still an alarming number of individuals using drugs across the world, far too many of whom are still ...

Steuben sheriff K-9 unit lauded after drug bust - Star-Gazette - Elmira Star-Gazette

Two members of the Steuben County Sheriff's Office have received commendations after a late-night drug arrest that led to a federal drug review. Sgt. Shaun Shutt and his K-9 partner, Sgt. Daimon, were patrolling the southeast portion of the county ...

The Drug War Hurts Latinos, and We Have the Power to Stop it

So long as Western prohibition and consumption continues, drug traffickers will do whatever it takes to remain profitable, whether that includes rebranding, restructuring business models, or eliminating competition. Legalization reduces the profit margins ...