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 in theft, drug trafficking and other crimes, according to the ...

Top lieutenant to ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

U.S. 11/30/18, 17:46

A top lieutenant to drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced in a Virginia courtroom Friday to life in prison. Damaso Lopez, a leader in Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel, pleaded guilty in September in an Alexandria federal court to drug trafficking charges after being extradited from Mexico earlier this year. The ...

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 150 local police officers were taking part in Monday's anti-drug ...

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 a four-day jury trial.Prosecutors say the 43-year-old was part of ...

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