Category Archives: Drug Bust

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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What US Heroin Seizures Tell Us about the Market

Colombia Mexico US/Mexico Border Tools and Data Heroin Heroin seized in the US A new Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) report said the majority of heroin seized by US authorities in 2012 was sourced to South America, a somewhat surprising statistic that may point to … Continue reading

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Judge rules against police search of home Calls warrantless entry into home unjustified

The Sparta Municipal Court building Medical marijuana patient Scott Waselik smokes outside the Sparta Municipal Court building following a hearing in his case in May. SPARTA — A judge has thrown out evidence of marijuana and drug paraphernalia uncovered in a … Continue reading

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Eric Garner decision: Cory Booker calls for federal investigation

1 / 98 Protesters block traffic in Times Square during a march in response to the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. The grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer … Continue reading

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Protests erupt as cop cleared; feds to investigate

Protests erupt as cop cleared; feds to investigate By TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) – A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for … Continue reading

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Cop faces trial on use of stun gun on cuffed man

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jury selection was scheduled to begin for a western Pennsylvania police officer charged with violating a suspect’s rights during an arrest caught on cellphone video that showed her repeatedly zapping him with a stun gun, even after … Continue reading

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Ottawa grants sweeping new anti-terrorism powers to intelligence officials Putin asserts American dominance responsible for global chaos and terrorism Mexican judge sets former US Marine free, 9 cites need for PTSD treatment

After months in a dank Tijuana jail cell, a former Marine returns home On Oct. 31, a former US marine and veteran of the war in Afghanistan was granted his freedom after a Mexican federal judge ordered his immediate release … Continue reading

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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Faces 120 Year In Prison After Extortion Investigation

Former Philadelphia Police Christopher Saravello was charged by a federal court Wednesday. This comes after an investigation revealed a scheme to extort drugs and money from drug dealers and drug buyers while working as a Philadelphia Police Officer. Saravello is … Continue reading

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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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