A Texas group of ten arrested for drug trafficking

U.S. 11/01/19, 14:03

A group of 10 men and women were arrested for drug trafficking, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. The indictments reveal that the 10 accused “did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, and agree to … distribute and possess with the intent to ...

Feds say 2 gang leaders ran drugs from California prison

U.S. 06/19/19, 14:26

Authorities are charging leaders of a prison gang with running a crime ring from behind bars.It comes two weeks after authorities accused suspected leaders of a different gang with organizing drug trafficking and murders from their California prison cells.U.S. Attorney ...

Honduras president, others targets of DEA investigation

New York 05/30/19, 18:08

U.S. federal court documents show Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and some of his closest advisers were among the targets of a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation. A document filed by prosecutors on Tuesday in the Southern District of New York mentions ...

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor pardoned late mentor’s grandson

U.S. 03/27/19, 12:42

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage pardoned his late mentor's grandson in the final days of his second four-year term, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press that detail pardons for crimes including drug trafficking, tax evasion and embezzlement of ...

Ex-Venezuelan vice president accused of aiding drug dealers

America 03/08/19, 19:40

Charges were unsealed Friday against a former Venezuelan vice president in New York federal court as authorities accused him of using his office to aid international drug traffickers. Tareck El Aissami and Venezuelan businessman Samark Jose Lopez Bello were charged with ...

Houston chief: 5 undercover officers injured in drug raid

U.S. 01/29/19, 16:22

An attempt to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house quickly turned into a gunbattle that killed two suspects and injured five undercover narcotics officers, including four who were shot, Houston's police chief said. Chief Art Acevedo said the ...

Albania opposition leader fined for defaming ruling lawmaker

Europe 01/21/19, 12:08

An Albanian court has convicted the main opposition Democratic Party leader of defamation over drug-related allegations he made against a senior governing lawmaker.Democratic leader Lulzim Basha was fined 50,000 lek ($455) in a ruling by a Tirana district court judge ...

Spain arrests 17 in ongoing Catalonia anti-terror operation

World 01/15/19, 11:19

Authorities in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia said 17 people, including five alleged members of an extremist Islamist cell, were arrested Tuesday as part of an ongoing anti-terror operation.As well as having terror links, the suspects also allegedly participated ...

Police in Barcelona crack down on heroin dens

Europe 10/29/18, 05:09

At least 30 people were arrested Monday in downtown Barcelona during a massive crackdown on squatted apartments used for trafficking and consuming heroin and other drugs, according to police in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region.More than 700 regional investigating agents and ...

Man found guilty of multi-state drug trafficking

New York 10/05/18, 09:23

An Arizona man who was accused of mailing more than 50 packages of meth from his state to New York has been found guilty.Alonzo Harris was convicted Thursday of federal drug trafficking and money laundering in Syracuse federal court after ...

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