Category Archives: Drug Bust

Inquiry of Silk Road Website Spurred Agents’ Own Illegal Acts, Officials Say

On the so-called dark web, drug dealing and other illicit sales have thrived in recent years, the authorities have said, through hidden websites like Silk Road and hard-to-trace digital currencies like Bitcoins. On Monday, the government charged that in the … Continue reading

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U.S. Government and Top Mexican Drug Cartel Exposed as Partners

 Lets Not forget Operation “Fast and Furious” Relying on over 100 interviews with current and former government functionaries on both sides of the border, as well as official documents from the U.S. and Mexican governments, Mexico’s El Universal (Mexico’s Newspaper) … Continue reading

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Federal prosecutors drop dozens of stash house sting charges

Caption (AP file photo) CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings involving fictional drug stash houses, a federal law enforcement technique critics contend amounts to entrapment … Continue reading

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Fake Facebook page costs US taxpayer $134,000

A screenshot taken by AP indicates that the fake page had at least 11 “friends” before it was removed (images blurred by BBC) Continue reading the main story Related Stories Facebook tackling hoax news stories Woman sues over fake Facebook … Continue reading

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Man cleared in home invasion, as he was in Disney World at the time

Shawn Oliver Jr., 21, was mistakenly identified as the suspect in a home invasion when he was actually with his family on a trip to Disney World. (Kim Hairston / Baltimore Sun From Disney World to Baltimore jail after being … Continue reading

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$1M suit says Nevada police blew drug informant’s cover

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Facing new drug charges on top of an already long criminal history, James Corgan figured it would be best to cut a deal with authorities investigating drug-trafficking in northeast Nevada. Corgan says state detectives assured him … Continue reading

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SHERIFF ARPAIO’S DEPUTIES ACCUSED OF WORKING WITH MEXICAN CARTEL, PROSECUTOR’S ERROR COULD FREE THEM

The heroin smuggling case against three former Maricopa County Deputy Sheriff’s Deputies is coming unraveled after prosecutors admitted a wiretap used in the case was never properly applied for. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced his office is seeking to … Continue reading

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N.J. man unable to use arms faces gun charge!!!!

(Photo: AP) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A man who can’t use his arms because of a spinal condition is being held in jail while facing a gun possession charge his lawyer calls shocking. Bail was lowered Tuesday for Marcus Hubbard, who … Continue reading

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Ex-officer charged with DUI 3 times in 11 hours

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A former Connecticut police officer who appeared in court on a drunken-driving charge was arrested three more times in the next 11 hours. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1z3iOSo ) 39-year-old John Biehn, of Southington, was charged twice … Continue reading

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