Category Archives: Drug Bust

Philadelphia now has reduced marijuana penalties

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A law allowing police in Philadelphia to ticket people for possession of small amounts of marijuana rather than arresting them has gone into effect. While possession of marijuana remains illegal in the city, having up to 30 … Continue reading

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Murrieta mayor arrested for DUI issues apology

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) – The mayor of Murrieta has apologized to four cheerleaders who were injured in a crash that resulted in his arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. The Los Angeles Times on Saturday reports (http://lat.ms/1wfV7kX ) that Mayor Alan … Continue reading

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Federal jury acquits Harlem man of drug trafficking

One of the men accused of conspiring to funnel large amounts of methamphetamine from Mexico to the Augusta area was acquitted at trial. A jury in U.S. District Court found Victor E. Ovalle Jr., 20, not guilty Thursday of conspiracy … Continue reading

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Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward LOS ANGELES — With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central … Continue reading

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Drug Trafficker’s Appeal Delayed Until He Is Freed From Us Prison

#THE Court of Appeal yesterday adjourned the hearing of convicted drug trafficker Dwight Major until his scheduled release from a US prison in May 2016. #However, Justice Christopher Blackman said a definitive date could not be set because he and … Continue reading

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Ex-D.C. Cop Sentenced to 7 Years for Pimping Teen Girls

A judge sentenced a former D.C. police officer who served as a pimp for two teenage girls to seven years in prison Thursday. Linwood Barnhill Jr., 48, who resigned from the Metropolitan Police Department after his arrest, pleaded guilty to … Continue reading

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Drug agency sued over its fake Facebook account!!!

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case in hopes of tricking her friends … Continue reading

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Webb County Justice of the Peace Pleads Guilty to Extortion

LAREDO, TX—Ricardo Rangel, justice of the peace for Webb County Precinct 2-Place 2, has been convicted of extortion under color of official right, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson today. Rangel, 48, of Laredo, admitted that on or about March 25, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court may take up D.C. drug case

  Antwuan Ball was convicted for a $600 drug deal. His appeal, along with two co-defendants, is the latest challenge against a practice called acquitted conduct sentencing, which allows judges to dole out tougher sentences based on findings jurors rejected. … Continue reading

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This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories

Florida deputies get suspended in an excessive force investigation, a Miami sergeant gets popped for perverted play with a teen boy, and a couple of jail guards get caught doing what they always get caught doing. Let’s get to it: … Continue reading

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