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1 hr ago | WMDT

More Than $40,000 In Cash Seized During Kent Co. Drug Investigation

A joint investigation into heroin distribution in Kent County, lead to two arrests on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kent County, DE, Hartly, DE

4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Leader of Maritime International Drug Transportation Organization Arraigned in Brooklyn

August 18, 2014 - Earlier today, Jair Estupinan-Montano was arraigned at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on charges relating to international narcotics trafficking.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Panama, World News, Central America, Panama, NY

4 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

Guatemalan drug lord pleads guilty in US court

August 20th, 2014 A Guatemalan with ties to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel pleaded guilty on August 18 to conspiring to ship more than 450 kilograms of cocaine to the United States.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

5 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

Vienna Police Department to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

In conjunction with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement agencies, the Vienna Police Department will again participate in a one-day initiative to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from area homes.

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9 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

Bloomington Drug Bust Nets $200,000 In Cash, Guns, 14 Pounds Of Marijuana

Bloomington police seized 14 pounds of marijuana, firearms and more than $200,000 cash from a home on South Roger Street on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Drugs

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

What's next for Kentucky's hemp crop?

The federal government will not stand in the way of Kentucky's hemp crop from being planted on time in 2015.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

13 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Accused Arms Smuggler May Contest Data Search

The "evolving state of the law" on warrantless electronic searches may implicate charges against a man accused of trying to sell Iran 300 surface-to-air missiles, his attorney told a federal judge.

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Related Topix: Prison

17 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

'Buju Banton' lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court

Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US Appeals Court has granted their request to present oral arguments regarding his efforts to obtain a new trial.

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Related Topix: Buju Banton, Reggae, Drugs

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City man arrested with $18,000 worth of suspected cocaine

Juan A. Haddock, 37, of Jersey City, is charged with possession of $18,000 worth of suspected cocaine with intent to distribute.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

Examiner.com

Dallas man and co-defendants sentenced for drug trafficking and money laundering

U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay in Dallas, Texas sentenced Andres Hernandez, Jr., a/k/a "Gordo," 34, yesterday, to 25 years for his drug conspiracy conviction and 10 years for his money laundering conviction, to run concurrently.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Dallas, TX, Federal Prisons, Prison

Transport Topics

FedEx Money-Laundering Charge Adds Pressure to Drug Case

By adding money laundering to the charges against FedEx Corp., federal prosecutors are trying to force the package-shipping company to settle its drug-trafficking case, attorneys and analysts said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier

Ukiah Daily Journal

DEA and UPD conduct drug bust in Ukiah

On Aug. 15, the Drug Enforcement Administration was assisted by the Ukiah Police Department on the execution of a search warrant at a large residential property in the 300 block of South Highland Avenue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ukiah, CA

Burlington Times News

Sheriff's defense case begins

Sandra McCollum, the clerk for Green Level, described the town's ongoing agreement with Johnson to crack down on drugs and other crime in the area, and said the is as happy as it could be with Johnson.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Alamance County, NC

Bangor Daily News

Oakfield man arrested in meth lab bust

Drug agents on Tuesday raided a suspected methamphetamine lab in Aroostook County - the 18th in the state this year - and an Oakfield man was arrested as a result.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Aroostook County, ME

Forbes.com

Will FedEx's Recent Indictment Impact Its Ability To Meet Short Term Obligations?

FedEx Corporation , a logistics and courier delivery company, had recently been indicted with drug trafficking in relation to transporting and delivering controlled substances that were sold illegally.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Air Courier, FedEx

WWLP

Commonly prescribed painkiller now considered more addictive

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved the commonly prescribed pain medication, Tramadol , to a schedule IV of the Controlled Substance Act.

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Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Watersblogged

Avitus Group Hosts Montana's Top Law Enforcement Officials for...

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, Montana Highway Patrol Captain Keith Edgell, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John and representatives from the U.S. Marshals and DEA are set to discuss pressing law enforcement issues during a live radio broadcast on News Talk 730 AM from the Avitus Group boardroom August ... (more)

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Related Topix: Montana, Yellowstone County, MT, Billings, MT

Holtville Tribune

Former Patriarch of the Lorenzana Drug Trafficking Organization...

Waldemar Lorenzana Sr., 75, the patriarch of the Lorenzana drug trafficking organization in Guatemala, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to import over 450 kilograms of cocaine into the United States.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

El Monte Boys & Girls Club leaders, patrons debate gang problem at facility

EL MONTE >> When federal authorities announced last month that gang members with ties to the Mexican Mafia were using a local Boys & Girls Club to hold meetings and sell drugs, many of the facilities' patrons and leaders were stunned.

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Related Topix: El Monte, CA, Kids, Family

WECT-TV Wilmington

Wilmington could become 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area'

Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said heroin seizures are at unprecedented levels in Wilmington and that a new title could actually help bring those numbers down.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wilmington, NC

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