Drug dealing

May 23, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man who delivered a bag of marijuana to the wrong car in a northern Ohio store parking lot faces drug trafficking charges. The Sandusky Register reports 18-year-old Anthony Damante, of Milan, was arrested Tuesday in Norwalk. Police say a woman went into a store...
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April 23, 2018 - 7:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Three members of the notorious MS-13 gang have been convicted of racketeering and murder by a Boston federal jury. U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling said 27-year-old Noe Salvador Perez Vasquez, a Salvadoran national; 27-year-old Luis Solis Vasquez, a Salvadoran national; and 39-year-old...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, a woman leaves the Nipton Trading Post in Nipton, Calif. A Phoenix-based marijuana technology company bought the town of Nipton for $5 million with ambitious plans to turn its dusty, nearly deserted 80 acres into a pot-friendly resort destination just an hour outside Las Vegas. But the company announced earlier in March 2018 it has sold Nipton to Delta International Oil & Gas in a cash and stock deal worth about $7.7 million. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 26, 2018 - 8:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Could plans to turn an old California ghost town into a marijuana mecca be going up in smoke? Cannabis technology company American Green, which bought Nipton for $5 million last year, has sold it to another company for $7.7 million, acknowledging it struggled to raise the money...
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This undated photo released by Clinton Police Department shows officer Christopher Ryan Morton. Morton was fatally shot and two other officers injured while trying to apprehend the suspect after responding to a 911 call at a Missouri residence on Tuesday night, March 6, 2018. A SWAT team entered the home early Wednesday but found the suspect dead. (Clinton Police Department via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 12:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dying Missouri officer said over the police radio that he had been shot multiple times and didn't think he could make it through the window of a home from which two other wounded officers managed to escape. Clinton Officer Christopher Ryan Morton is heard saying "I don't...
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March 04, 2018 - 11:29 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new trial has been ordered for a South Carolina man who's serving a life sentence for selling $15 in crack cocaine a decade ago. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for 35-year-old Onrae Williams of Charleston...
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March 03, 2018 - 1:15 pm
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanting to sell drugs got himself and two of his friends arrested by accidently texting a police officer instead of a customer. Sumter County deputies said the officer received a text about 2 p.m. Thursday offering to sell marijuana. Authorities say the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2007 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Esteban Loaiza, of Mexico, throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza - who earned a total of more than $43 million over 14 seasons - is heading to court accused of drug dealing involving 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of suspected cocaine. The 46-year-old retired Major League Baseball player is scheduled to appear in court in Chula Vista, Calif., south of San Diego, on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
February 14, 2018 - 8:48 pm
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, denied allegations Wednesday that he is a cocaine dealer. Loaiza, who became a celebrity in his native Mexico, made his first appearance in San Diego County Superior Court in Chula...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a former postal service worker accepted nearly $15,000 in bribes to intercept and deliver packages of illegal drugs. Leonard Gresham pleaded guilty Tuesday and the 50-year-old Rahway man faces up to 15 years in prison when he's sentenced May 30. Federal...
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In a Wednesday, June 14, 2017, file photo, James Kauffman, left, appears in court at Atlantic County Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J. Authorities say Kauffman, a New Jersey doctor accused of arranging the murder of his radio host wife to keep her from exposing a drug distribution ring he was running with an outlaw biker gang, has apparently killed himself in jail. A spokesman for Hudson County says Dr. James Kauffman was found dead in his cell at 9:20 Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in what authorities termed an apparent suicide at the county jail in Kearney. They did not release details of how Kauffman is believed to have taken his own life, but say there does not appear to be any indication of foul play. (Edward Lea/The Press of Atlantic City via AP, Pool, file)
January 26, 2018 - 5:22 pm
A New Jersey doctor accused of arranging the slaying of his radio host wife to keep her from exposing a drug distribution ring he was running with an outlaw biker gang was found dead in his jail cell Friday in an apparent suicide. Authorities did not release details of how Dr. James Kauffman died,...
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January 11, 2018 - 2:14 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include "Sell Drugsz" has been sentenced to three years in prison for doing just that. Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Michael Persaud, of Johnston, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Providence for trafficking heroin and fentanyl...
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