Drug dealing

December 07, 2018 - 2:37 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that Russian media have compared to the "Breaking Bad" television series. The prosecutors in Russia's second-largest city have accused a chemistry teacher...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, surrounded by US Marshals, waves to his wife as he enters the courtroom at Brooklyn Federal Court, as his high-security trial got underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The infamous Mexican drug lord has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the United States early last year. Guzman pleaded not guilty to charges that he amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached New York, New Jersey, Texas and elsewhere north of the border. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 13, 2018 - 7:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" (all times local): 7 p.m. Two presidents of Mexico are denying a U.S. lawyer's claim they took bribes to protect drug traffickers. A lawyer for Mexican smuggler Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told a jury in...
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October 18, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring. News outlets report 56-year-old Michael Dwayne Boddie was sentenced Wednesday, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin in...
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October 12, 2018 - 7:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina couple on the run from drug charges for nearly 19 years is in custody after law officers tracked them down to a beach resort in western Mexico. U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that agents last week arrested 61-year-old Robert Edward Freer and his wife, 52-...
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October 06, 2018 - 10:30 am
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man sent to prison for dealing cocaine in 1991 says he now works at a chicken plant and spends his time off telling teenagers: "You're never going to win selling drugs." Jerry Anderson of Macon told WMAZ-TV that his drug business was so lucrative in the late 1980s that...
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September 21, 2018 - 2:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a North Carolina correctional officer after she was found with 85 strips of a prescription drug used to treat people who have become dependent on opioids. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports N.C. Department of Public Safety says 25-year-old...
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September 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Two people have been arrested for allegedly selling marijuana products during an event at a Georgia church. The Savannah Morning News reports the arrests were made Friday during an event in which entrepreneurs were invited to set up booths and sell various items. Police said...
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August 29, 2018 - 9:16 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A former Georgia medical examiner who worked on countless high-profile cases will learn his sentence after pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiring to prescribe opioids in exchange for sex. Dr. Joseph Burton of Milton pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to illegally...
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August 18, 2018 - 5:23 pm
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — A man and his daughter are in custody after Georgia deputies said the duo was dealing drugs. News outlets report 51-year-old Daniel Williams and his 17-year-old daughter are being held without bond on numerous drug-related charges. It was unknown if either is represented by an...
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August 10, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in California. The 46-year-old acknowledged in a San Diego courtroom Friday that he possessed about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine with intent to distribute. He faces up to life in prison when he...
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