Category Archives: Drug Bust

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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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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